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Billy Jefferson's buildings net $36.8 million

The buildings sold in two chunks, with one winner buying 23 buildings and a second the remaining six. Bidders aiming for individual buildings were left empty-handed. 

City looking for ways to fill vacant shops

The goal is to fill many downtown storefronts, at least temporarily, before the 2015 UCI Road World Championships.

New Media General CEO sees no reason to move HQ from Richmond

Vincent L. Sadusky lives in Boca Raton, Fla. The newly-combined company has offices in Richmond, Austin, Texas, New York City and Providence, R.I.

Genworth turns to celebrities for latest long-term care videos

Rob Lowe (presumably not the "super-creepy" version on TV lately) and Maria Shriver star in the videos.

Copper Fox Distillery to open second location in Williamsburg

The $2 million move will help the Sperryville-based company expand its production and will create 28 new jobs.

Biz to Go: Icahn promises Taj Mahal casino $20M to stay open

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn pledged $20 million Thursday to keep Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal casino open indefinitely, eliminating a plan to shut it down Saturday.

Constantly changing online prices stump shoppers

Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute-by-minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs have made it difficult for holiday shoppers to “buy low.”

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Working the web: Four important online marketing lessons learned the hard way

If you fail to diversify your online marketing, you leave yourself at the mercy of technology companies.

How does my organization keep up with trends in technology to stay competitive and connect with consumers?

It is not uncommon for there to be a variety of views and competencies regarding new technologies and digital services among employees of the same organization. Cloud-based systems, mobile, geolocation software, HTML 5/CSS and even social media can challenge a company’s most vital resource—its employees.

Why it pays to hire people who are smarter than you

The author said the best advice she ever received involved 

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Ginny Fink

She's the marketing manager for HHHunt Communities. 

Kelli Meadows

She's a principal and founding partner in Meadows Urquhart Acree & Cook LLP.

Maureen Egan

She takes people on delicious food tours of RVA.

Keith Hare

He's president and CEO of the Virginia Health Care Association.

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If you work just for money, you'll never make it, but if you love what you're doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.

-- Ray Kroc, former CEO of McDonalds

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