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The Winebow Group acquires Minnesota business

The Winebow Group, a Henrico County-based importer and distributor of fine wine and craft spirits, is expanding its territory with its second acquisition this year.

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McDonald's will start selling all-day breakfast next month

McDonald’s Corp. plans to start selling all-day breakfast across the country on Oct. 6, aiming to reinvigorate sluggish sales by fulfilling a long-standing customer request.

Consumer panel: Airlines should disclose fees, seat size

Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane’s seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday.

Richmond area jobless rate declined to 5.1 percent in July

The Richmond area’s unemployment rate decreased in July as employers continued to add jobs, though not at the same pace as earlier in the year.

Ellwood Thompson's adds more dining options - and wine and beer drinking

Ellwood Thompson Local Market is doubling-down on prepared food and fast casual dining with its most recent expansion, The Beet Cafe, which opens Thursday at 7 a.m. - and with it, a whole new dining option in the city.

Seth Godin

The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something.

Your Funds: You can’t fix a portfolio when the market is mid-meltdown

As the market reached its darkest hour in recent memory on Aug. 24, fund investors reached for their telephones, computers and mobile devices.

Cheeburger Cheeburger Midlothian location is closed

After slightly more than a decade in business, the Cheeburger Cheeburger restaurant at 11615 Midlothian Turnpike has closed.

Balliceaux restaurant reopens tonight

Balliceaux (203 N. Lombardy St.) is all set for its grand reopening on Tuesday, Sept. 1 (and in case you were wondering, back room shows start Thursday).

Ask Doug & Polly: Should business partners buy life insurance?

There are ways to reward employees and mimic ownership without handing over shares.

Labor Law: Threats of violence and the ADA

While the Americans with Disabilities Act protects employees with mental illness, such as depression and bi-polar, it cannot be used to prevent employers from protecting its workplace from threats of violence, according to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Leading-Edge Law: Twitter joke thieves brought to justice, and everyday tweeters should be careful

A string of recent court rulings have suggested that free speech claims are likely to prevail over trademark claims.

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Getting to know: Jordan McKay Mullins from Woody Funeral Home

Title: Jordan McKay Mullins, manager of Woody Funeral Home’s Atlee chapel

Getting to know: Dan Steiner of Steiner Business Solutions

Title: President and CEO of Steiner Business Solutions, a provider of business consulting, bookkeeping, tax preparation and training services

Getting to know: Thomas A. Garner

Title: Thomas K. Garner, managing director and portfolio manager of Kanawha Capital Management LLC

Getting to know: Dr. David C. Reutinger

The Texas native is president of Virginia Physicians for Women.

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The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something.

— Seth Godin



Congressional Bill Could Impact How Employers Schedule and Manage Their Workforce

A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would require employers to consider their employees’ requests for changes to their work schedules and to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees in certain occupations with evidence of unpredictable and unstable scheduling practices. The Schedules That Work Act, S.1772, also would require employers to make, keep, and preserve records of compliance with the Act and post a notice in the workplace explaining employees’ rights under the Act. An identical bill, H.R.3071, also was introduced in the House of Representatives.

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