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Farmer launches Midlothian market

Farmer launches Midlothian market

Michael Thompson February 17, 2015 4

A Nottoway County farmer who has had success at local farmers markets is hoping that a storefront of his own will be his new cash cow.

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Short Pump shop leaves for more space

Short Pump shop leaves for more space

Michael Thompson February 11, 2015 1

A retailer has abandoned its locationin Short Pump for a bigger space in a shopping center closer to the city.

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RadioShack aftershock reaches Richmond

RadioShack aftershock reaches Richmond

Michael Schwartz February 10, 2015 0

After the national retailer filed for bankruptcy last week, it published a list of more than 1,700 stores it may close by the end of March. On the chopping block are 11 local stores

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Dolls have bad days, too

Dolls have bad days, too

Michael Thompson February 6, 2015 0

When overly cheery-faced dolls seem unsympathetic, a local entrepreneur wants kids to turn to her new business: toys that frown.

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Fashion startups take root downtown

Fashion startups take root downtown

Michael Thompson January 29, 2015 0

A former co-owner of a Fan vintage shop has set up her own store on the edge of Jackson Ward, drawn to the area by other small independent retailers along Broad Street.

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Furniture company lands new home on the Boulevard

Furniture company lands new home on the Boulevard

Michael Thompson January 28, 2015 0

A longtime furniture company affiliated with Berkshire Hathaway is leaving Broad Street to chase potential clients into Scott's Addition, where hundreds of new apartments have sprung up.

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Wet Seal flops, closes local stores

Wet Seal flops, closes local stores

Michael Thompson January 8, 2015 0

The women's clothing store announced this week that it would shutter most of its stores nationwide, and its locations at two local malls have already been closed.

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Q&A: Five years of Ledbury

Q&A: Five years of Ledbury

Michael Thompson December 21, 2014 5

The Shockoe Bottom shirt brand had a huge year in 2014, including a $5 million capital raise and partnership with Nordstrom. Richmond BizSense caught up with its founders, Paul Watson and Paul Trible, to

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Grocery megastore opens in Hanover

Grocery megastore opens in Hanover

Katie Demeria December 10, 2014 0

Kroger cut the ribbon on an $11 million expansion in Hanover County that added more than 40,000 square feet to its existing store.

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Carytown bike shop spins off into new brand

Carytown bike shop spins off into new brand

Michael Thompson December 8, 2014 0

The namesake brothers of a well-known bike shop are shifting gears, and the changes have launched a new brand in the competitive Carytown bike scene

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