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Walmart hiring for Neighborhood Market

Walmart has opened a hiring center at 7138 Hull Street Road in Chesterfield County to hire up to 95 employees for the Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open early next year in the Meadowbrook Plaza shopping center.

US grant money supports Va farm-to-school programs

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded Virginia several grants to bring more local farm products to school meal programs, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Monday.

Uber continues to bulk up its presence in the Richmond region

As local cab companies face new competition, they are working to update their own technology and services. 

Biz Buzz: Elkin Sports has new bigger digs

The move doubles the center’s space, said owner Jason H. Elkin. The center went from about 3,000 square feet in the Sports Center of Richmond facility at 1385 Overbrook Road in the city to 6,000 square feet now.

Trade Names: Shower installer's craftsmanship is a big plus to homebuilders

David Owen has Richmond Shower Doors and More install custom shower enclosures and closet systems in the upscale homes his company builds.

Plato's Closet opens new location in Hanover

The franchise chain, which buys and sells used brand-name clothing and accessories, now has three locations in the area. 

Locally produced ad looks at human spirit

The ad asks what makes the human spirit and compares the passion of competitive cyclists to that of the VCU Medical Center’s staff.

More Local Business News
Ask SCORE: Time management is a key to success

Small-business owners won't succeed if they don't learn how to prioritize the many jobs facing them. 

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.

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Nikki Smith

She's relocation director at The Steele Group Sotheby’s International Realty.

Getting to know: Bryan C. Green from Commonwealth Architects

He's director of historic preservation at Commonwealth Architects. 

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.

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