Lots of neighborhood markets opening, plus a retailer in Richmond called “RetroZone.”
The R&D Dept.: local patents for 1.5.11
In the R&D Dept. this week, a new surgical tool, a food product checking system for grading food and a new grip for devices like walkers. Plus a bunch of more technical ones from local manufacturers and a new credit card user option at Capital One.
The Docket: Court Roundup for 1.4.11
A jammed packed docket this week. A local engineering firm wants a judgment of $375,000 against the Nature Conservancy. And in a fascinating case, another engineering firm wants its money back from a Richmond non-profit that it says received an enormous donation by an employee who stole those funds from it. Plus, municipalities are going after businesses that are late on business license fees.
Business Licenses 12.30.10
A bunch of new taxis this week. Most unusual name: No Disrespect Entertainment LLC.
The Docket: Court Roundup for 12.28.10
A bank is trying to collect more than $2 million on a defaulted note to a moving company magnate plus other collection efforts, including a condo association v. an insurance company. Plus a plaintiff claims she swallowed a piece of glass from a Pepsi. There are no Chesterfield cases this week on account of the snow.
New Business Licenses for 12.23.10
Lots of new retailers, including a ton of salons. Plus new construction companies. And one neat name this week: Off the Hookah.
The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 12.22.10
A local inventor has a new apparatus for an indoor fire place. Plus industrial patents from a handful of other companies.
The Docket: Court Roundup for 12.21.10
Banks are all over the Docket this week trying to collect from developers and even each other. Plus some small business squabbles.
3 strikes for local business
Three local companies declared bankruptcy this week, including the owner of a truck stop and motel near Kings Dominion and the owner of an 84-acre undeveloped tract of land, a trailer park and a Mexican restaurant.
Business Licenses 12.16.10
New permit for a jelly and jam company, plus new construction firms and some retail.