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Changes to closing Westhampton Theater could reshape Libbie and Grove

A real estate broker working with the owner said no specific plans have been made for the building's future.

Local Business News

Kaleo to partner with Clinton Foundation on medical device

The partnership will make the device, an auto-injector called Evzio, available at a discount to colleges and universities, public safety organizations and community organizations that are not covered by insurance.

Pump leak at Surry reactor prompts power reduction

One of the two reactors was operating at 60 percent of capacity while the leak is fixed. 

MeadWestvaco will keep executive offices in Richmond after merger with rival

But the deal will also come with substantial cost cutting, which could have an impact on jobs. 

Earnings; Meadwestvaco and Microsoft

Major local employer: MeadWestvaco

Full Metro Business calendar for Jan. 26


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?

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. 

More Learning Center
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.

More You Need To Meet


There is little success where there is little laughter.

– Andrew Carnegie


A conversation with your Morgan Stanley financial advisors

Who will be the winners and losers from cheap oil prices? 

Garnishments negatively affect employers & workers.

About 7 percent of the U.S. workforce will have wages garnished in 2015

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