Retail

LaDiff ends run in Short Pump

For the second time in a week, a Richmond-based furniture store announced it will close a store.

Bike shop on the trail of customers

Two entrepreneurs are going where the customers are. Or at least where the potential customers meet before going on bike rides.

Richmond’s own cold war

Pennsylvania-based Yapple Yogurt, a nascent self-serve frozen yogurt business, will open its first Virginia location in Carytown — right next door to booming yogurt chain Sweet Frog.

New space for swanky shirts

The founders of the local high-end men’s shirt maker Ledbury will be moving their operations in September.

Northside retail, with a pulse

After 20 years in the blood business, a former nonprofit executive now has two years of experience in running her own retail business under her belt.