Foreclosures make up one-fourth of Richmond-area home sales (Times-Dispatch)
Foreclosures account for nearly a quarter of all home sales in the Richmond area, while they make up an even greater proportion in Virginia and nationwide.
Company’s focus on tiny products yields big idea (Roanoke Times)
A fire- and blast-resistant resin developed in Blacksburg may bring jobs to Giles County.
Hulu Offers a $9.99 Subscription to Full Seasons of Current TV Shows (NY Times)
Hulu lifted the curtain on its sweeping vision of the future of television Tuesday, promising access to full seasons of TV shows on laptops, iPhones, iPads, Blu-ray players, video game consoles and even old-fashioned TV sets. The price: $9.99 a month.
Verizon Wireless to offer Apple iPhone in January (USA Today)
Verizon Wireless will start selling Apple’s iPhone next year, ending AT&T’s U.S. exclusive on the phone, say two people familiar with the plans.
And Now, the Tricky Part: Naming Your Business (WSJ)
Getting a start-up off the ground is easy, compared with conjuring up the perfect moniker. Experts recommend short, snappy and easy to spell.
Prepping the Kids for Succession (Inc.)
If you’d like to be a multi-generation business, start planning early. Only 1/3 of family-owned businesses survive the next generation. Here’s how to teach your kids to take over.