Sweet Frog

A second helping of Yapple


Yapple Yogurt, which put its first area store on the same block as Sweet Frog in Carytown, opened a new location in the remodeled Willow Lawn shopping center.And a California-based chain is also adding more locations in here.

Fro-yo shop gives the cold shoulder


Pennsylvania-based Yapple Yogurt made its Carytown debut Wednesday but got a frosty reception from its next-door neighbor: Sweet Frog.

Sweet Frog’s newest flavor: Dough

Richmond’s biggest and fastest growing frozen yogurt chain has received an investment from Shockoe Slip-based private equity firm.

Will the fro-yo market soften?


With 11 frozen yogurt competitors operating 20 locations in the area, grumblings are getting louder about how long the soft serve machines can keep pumping.

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.

Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round Up 8.26.11

Gold’s Gym just bought a 23,000 property for $1.1 million. Plus frozen yogurt shop Sweet Frog is adding another location. And a Short Pump retail building sold for $2 million.