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Hourigan Construction takes on the toughest projects

From a massive brewery for the City of Richmond to a new operations headquarters for Dominion Virginia Power, Hourigan is handling some complex buildings.

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Biz Buzz: Local grocery adds prize-winning butchery

Harvest Grocery + Supply is now home to Charlottesville-based JM Stock Provisions & Supply, a recent winner in the annual Good Food Awards

Trade Names: Boone Homes lets buyers to completely customize their homes

Customization is a growing trend at the top-end of the market. 

Biz Buzz: Cornering the market

Shahid Ali is bringing a new restaurant franchise to the Richmond area.

MeadWestvaco, Ga.-based Rock-Tenn join to form $16B packaging company

The company, which has not been named as of today, would have combined sales of $15.7 billion and its board will include eight directors from Rock-Tenn and six directors from MeadWestvaco.

Full Metro Business calendar for Jan. 26

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Convention Calendar for Jan. 26, 2015

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

Ask SCORE: If your business model is broken should you try to fix it?

QUESTION: My sales have reached a peak in recent years and are now on the decline, while my operating expenses are increasing. I am trying to reassess my business model, to determine the cause of the problem. What can you suggest?

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Labor Law: Wage wars

States and cities are increasingly mandating a minimum wage that is higher than the national requirement. 

Leading-Edge Law: Is there First Amendment protection for offensive trademarks?

Can you trademark a business name -- or other title -- that some people find offensive? The Redskins and others could find out this year?

Sales strategies: Selling yourself to sell your company

If you're not making the right impression on a client, it doesn't matter how good your product or sales strategies are. 

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Scott Turner

He's the new senior relationship manager at Oyster Consulting.

Sabrina Walters

She's the Owner of Umami Gourmet Coffee & Exotic Tea Shop on Lakeside Avenue

Melissa Mae Miller

She's executive director of the Hanover Association of Businesses and Chamber of Commerce.

Alan Cannaday

He's the mortgage sales manager at the Virginia Credit Union.

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– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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