Move over, CarMax. Richmond will soon be home to a second publicly traded used car retailer.
DropAlley is developing an online marketplace and conducting pilot runs with different brands and sets of customers.
A walking food tour operation now has the option to be motorized after acquiring a 14-passenger bus as part of the deal.
The rankings of the region’s fastest-growing companies have been released and here’s a look at what’s fueled the growth of the top 5.
Richmond-based Cloth & Paper, which sells day planners and the paper inserts to fill them, has grown to 36 employees, 22 of which have been hired since March.
Field to Fire, operating out of food-and-beverage incubator Hatch Kitchen RVA on the Southside, plans to launch with an inaugural popup event.
“For the Black community, it can be hard to take full advantage of programming that is targeted at you but is run by people who don’t look like you,” said Jackson Ward Collective co-founder Rasheeda Creighton.
The founders of Direct Learning Solutions hope to land the business of parents willing to pay someone else to supervise and assist their children with virtual learning programs.
“We’re the economic spark for future investment and development by others in this area,” said co-owner Terri Wesselman. “We’ve brought an amenity that’s long overdue here in the Northern Neck.”
After his gig with the band ended because of the pandemic, Jim Hamilton got to work on a business idea he’s had on the back burner for a while.