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Rockin' Baby steps through a new doorway by selling children's clothing

Kathryn J. Wiley paid $12,000 to acquire a struggling baby sling business. Now she has the company in growth mode. 

Local Business News

Trade Names: Sofa Creations stocks houses here and at the river

The store’s owner, Mamie Metzger, sells products made in the United States that are guaranteed by long-term warranties.

Wireless car-charging company looks to stay ahead in global market

Evatran hopes to be selling more than 100 vehicle charging units a month by the end of 2015. 

Biz Buzz: New ad agency's theme: 'Good work for good people'

Two Virginia Commonwealth University grads and a VCU senior with just a few classes left to finish have started their own company. It’s an advertising agency, Cartonne Advertising LLC, and they are determined to run their business on their own terms.

Ginger Rogers

The only way to enjoy anything in life is to earn it first.

Full Metro Business calendar for July 6

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Energy rules have Virginia weighing new nuclear reactor at North Anna

A plan for North Anna 3 was among four options Dominion outlined as a possibility to meet demand while also complying with new emission carbon rules. Environmentalists say there are cheaper options available. 

Convention Calendar for Monday, July 6, 2015

Upcoming conventions, conferences, meetings, events and trade shows:

Metro Business calendar for July 6

TODAY JobSeekers workshop, 10 a.m., Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 2341 Winterfield Road, Midlothian. ...

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Ask Doug & Polly: How do I change employee behavior?

Start by measuring behavior, and then enforce some consequences.

Working the Web: Using buyer personas to understand your customers

Customers make a lot of assumptions about customers. Buyer personas can help you turn assumptions into knowledge.

Hiring in the digital age

Digital tools make it easier than ever to find job candidates, but getting the right candidate is still tough to do.

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Decision Maker: David M. Wojdyla

He leads the real estate investment banking group at BB&T Capital Markets.

Daniel L. Plaugher

The VCU graduate is executive director of Virginians for High Speed Rail. 

Decision Maker: Darius A. Johsnon

He's a senior vice president at Bank of America, serving middle-market companies. 

Getting to know: Mary Griffin Warren

She handles leasing at Regency Square mall.

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POWER THOUGHT

There are some people that if they don't know, you can't tell 'em.

-- Louis Armstrong, musician

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What employers can do to protect employees from heat-related illness

Things are starting to heat up once again in the Commonwealth, and while this means more time at the local pool or splash park for some, the sun and heat can spell danger for workers who are exposed to high temperatures and/or increased heat index. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”), thousands of US workers get sick and some die from excessive heat exposure while working outdoors.

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