One of Richmond’s fastest growing firms is taking a small step back, laying off employees on account of the recession.
Another Media General affiliate cut jobs.
“Even though global demand for agriculture remains high, Southern States isn’t immune to the current economic climate,” said Steve Patterson, vice president of marketing.
Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Richmond are spending $155 million on current projects, building dorms, stadiums and research centers. That’s been a blessing for some local construction firms.
A Utah-based health care staffing company will open a new office in Richmond this summer.
At 1:30 today, around 15 to 20 shoppers cruised through S&K Menswear on Broad Street looking for bargains. Most left the store with several items on this, the first day of the chain’s going out of business sale.
PrecisionIR, an investor relations technology company based in Chesterfield, has hired a new CEO.
VCU Medical Center has gone almost completely paperless, putting the local hospital at the fore of a federal push to digitize records.
GM dealers in Richmond are remaining tight-lipped about which dealerships might be forced to close at the behest of parent company General Motors.
Citing financial considerations, Henry N. Butler, has withdrawn as the next dean at University of Richmond’s business school, according to an email sent to faculty and staff. The school will restart the search for a new dean.