Charlotte Rene Woods

Charlotte joined BizSense as a reporter in summer 2018 after earning a masters degree in journalism from VCU and a bachelor’s from The New School in New York City. She can be reached at [email protected].

Local juice bar chain squeezing into third store location

Ginger Juice, which has locations in Richmond’s Village Shopping Center and Henrico’s Greengate, plans to add a third store in Chesterfield – while its owner is also considering franchising.

Spoonbread chef to fire up Fan BBQ joint this spring

A busy local restaurateur’s plan for a barbecue restaurant in the Fan has been on the back burner – but it won’t stay there much longer. Michael Hall, chef and owner of Spoonbread Bistro at 2526 Floyd Ave., said he’ll open Black Market Barbecue around the corner at 105 N. Robinson St. this coming spring…. Read more »

Local shipping firm unpacks new HQ

After years of transporting materials for clients via ground, ocean or air, a local shipping firm marked its 15th birthday this summer with its own logistical maneuvering, moving its employees and carting furniture into a new headquarters. Estes Forwarding Worldwide recently relocated to newer, larger digs at 100 Gateway Center Parkway off of Midlothian Turnpike…. Read more »