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Richmond brewery to expand in Fulton Hill, retain space near VCU

Another local craft brewery is planning to increase its presence in the area.

Local Business News

Kroger starting online ordering shopping service with curbside pickup

Kroger is trying to make it easier for its customers to shop for groceries by offering an online ordering and at-store pickup service.

Rabe named president, CEO of Schnabel Engineering

Schnabel Engineering Inc. announced Monday that Walter J. Rabe has been named president and CEO of the employee-owned firm in Henrico County.

Chesterfield's Uphoff Ventures buys South Florida oil company

Chesterfield County-based Uphoff Ventures has expanded into Key West and Homestead, Fla., with the purchase of fuel business and convenience store owner Dion Oil Co., founder and owner Steven M. Uphoff announced Monday.

Va. Power to work with N.C. firm to build solar farm in Chesapeake

Richmond-based Dominion Virginia Power will partner with a North Carolina-based solar company and NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin to build a 20-megawatt solar farm on 250 acres in Chesapeake.

Va. business hires Mike Tyson for Super Bowl ad

Michael and Son’s, an Alexandria-based plumbing contractor, brought in some heavy weight talent for its Super Bowl ad this year.

Full Metro Business Calendar for Feb. 8


Company News for Feb. 8


Biz Buzz column is on hiatus

Biz Buzz columnist Randy Hallman has retired. The column is on hiatus and will return soon.

Labor Law: Make sure you have a policy on inclement weather and pay

January's big snow storm in Virginia left many with questions about employer policies and pay practices around inclement weather.

Economic Impact: Labor force participation rate falls among younger groups

The percentage of people either working or actively seeking work has been falling since 2000.

Sales strategies: Proven method to increase sales close rate

Two of the top recommendations we make in our sales development engagements are not wasting time on unqualified buyers and seeking to achieve a 100 percent closing rate on all qualified buyers.

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Decision Maker for Feb. 8: Ashley Hall with Capital Region Collaborative

New position: manager, Capital Region Collaborative

Getting to know: Khaled Khashroom with 7-Eleven

Title: franchise sales representative for convenience store chain 7-Eleven

Decision Maker for Feb. 1: Brian Losch with Worth Higgins and Associates Inc.

New position: vice president of sales, Worth Higgins and Associates Inc.

Getting to know: Heather Garrett with Parkwood Creative

Title: executive producer at Parkwood Creative, a video production company that now operates in Richmond’s Manchester neighborhood

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