Archives for July 2016

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Fulltime Communications & Events Coordinator Position Available The Communications & Events Coordinator will be responsible for implementing communications and public relations on behalf of Retail Alliance. In addition, this position is responsible for planning and executing events outlined below. This position is a direct report to the VP, Corporate Communications. Duties and responsibilities are as… [Read More]

Member Spotlight: Germono Advertising

Imagine this: you’re a small business owner who knows your retail business backwards and forward. You know your client profiles, you know how your inventory moves, and you know the areas you’d like to improve in. The normal questions surrounding marketing and advertising surely pop into your head … How do I get my business… [Read More]

Member Spotlight: Westside Produce & Provisions

As you enter the doors of Westside Produce & Provisions, at 5015 Colley Avenue in Norfolk, you are typically greeted with a “Hello!” and a warm smile by the owners, Gordon Holley and his brother, James. This charming shop of “fresh foods from local producers” is chock full of seasonal produce grown within 100 miles… [Read More]

Meet Yolanda, our 2016 Overall Retailer of the Year!

Meet Yolanda and her team at their Gloucester store and see why they won Retail Alliance’s Overall Retailer of the Year Award for 2016. Click on the image below to view the video in YouTube.    

Member Spotlight: Epic Made

Every day, businesses live amazing stories through their life’s work. Elated customers and thriving local and global communities are the proof. Carl Cleanthes believes that those authentic stories deserve to be shared with the world around us in the most amazing way. That is the primary focus of his design studio, Epic Made. Started in… [Read More]

Ray’s Corner Post: Molding the Future Generation

I would like to share a couple of thoughts when looking to hire holiday help, particularly the hiring of teenagers. Hiring teenagers provides an incredible work experience for our youth. It teaches responsibility, accountability and work-life balance. I know as a youth I had a morning paper route for four years, worked at the Riverview… [Read More]