Small Business

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Breweries and wineries are booming in Virginia. And now, thanks to a change in state law, a new alcohol-inspired industry may soon blossom: boozy baked goods.

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Big-box stores and shopping centers can get your attention with flashy Black Friday ads and sales. But local, independent retailers hope to appeal to your sense of community with Small Business Saturday.

When Photo Albums Connected a Father and Daughter

Jul 1, 2016

Jammie Jones owns a shop in Richmond called Pinup-ish that sells 1950s-inspired women's clothing. Pinup-ish is located in Shockoe Bottom, a part of the city where some businesses have struggled to stay afloat. In this week's segment, Jones shares about the inspiration behind her shop.

 

 

Some excerpts from the interview:

Cold Brew Coffee is Hot Trend

May 8, 2016
Mallory Noe-Payne/WVTF

Temperatures are starting to rise, and that may mean it’s time to trade in your hot cup of coffee in the morning for something different.

Cold brew coffee is a quickly growing sector of the caffeine marketplace, and a new company in Virginia is finding a way to cash in.