The 25 Ukrop’s stores purchased by Dutch grocer Ahold will be closed for a week as they get a facelift and a spring cleaning before becoming Martin’s grocery stores. Local firms are doing most of the work.
Love you? We hardly know you. Last month Union First Market Bank launched a marketing blitz to increase awareness and curiosity by asking, “It is wrong to love a bank?”
A short Herd this week, but a new managing director at a hedge fund consultancy and a new CIO at a local bank.
Several hundred protestors gathered Monday around the Bell Tower in Capitol Square to criticize a 24 percent hike on the monthly fee charged to Virginia phone bills.
A Richmond website that aims to be the Monster.com of college internships was sold to a California firm for an undisclosed sum. Three months ago the company had three employees, including founder Mason Gates. Now there are 50 employees working on the project.
On Monday the Children’s Museum of Richmond unveiled a rendering of its new outpost at Short Pump, which is scheduled to open in June.
Foreclosures increased in Chesterfield and Henrico compared to last week, while Richmond City saw its numbers drop by more than half.
Girl Scout cookies won’t be for sale outside the store, and Supervalu recently announced it was cutting 80 jobs because the new owner is using different suppliers. But for at least one local business, it’s pretty much business as usual when it comes to its relationship with the grocery chain.
The shorter the skirts, the better the economy. So goes an almost 100-year-old theory on women’s fashion and the economy. The corporate owners of Stony Point Fashion Park and Regency Square Mall wanted to see whether there might be some truth to the legend.
Andrew Phinney didn’t know what he was getting into when he started a Facebook page called LocallyOwnedRVA.