Articles from Retail Angles

Inventory Management: Tips and Trends

To run a successful store, it’s vital that you regularly manage your inventory and with these simple keys, you can save time and money and therefore, become more productive. The following article was produced from a STRIVE Webinar, presented by Joanna G. Brumsey CPA from Wall, Einhorn and Chernitzer. CURATE YOUR INVENTORY No matter the… [Read More]

Member Spotlight: RGB Imaging

RGB Imaging is a locally owned business that stands out as one of the region’s premier photographers and videographers. Whether commercial or personal, defense or sports, still or motion, you want to ‘snap’ up their services! Founded in 2007, owner Eric Wickham is no stranger to hard word. As a military veteran, Eric is self-disciplined,… [Read More]

LOVEVA Update: 2016 Year End Wrap-up

Happy New Year y’all! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season. 2016 was a great year for us and we’re looking for 2017 to be even better. As you may know from the last Retail Angles, we’ve grown usage by over 200 percent which is a pretty big deal! We averaged more than 500… [Read More]

Legislative Update

Retail Alliance Holiday Open House/VRF Silent Auction Another great Open House event this year with our awesome members and other guests joining us for yummy food and beverages in our Norfolk office. Our silent auction benefiting our advocacy efforts was also a success, raising over $4,000 for the Virginia Retail Federation Political Action Committee (PAC)…. [Read More]

Ray’s Corner Post: The Importance of a Business Continuity Plan

Living in Hampton Roads, we live through the threats of hurricanes and flooding but not often do the threats follow through. Unfortunately, during Hurricane Matthew, our business was hit by the flooding that swept through Norfolk, among other cities. Kylie Ross Sibert, editor of Retail Angles and Vice President, Corporate Communications, interviewed Ray Mattes, President/CEO,… [Read More]

Member Spotlight: The Gourmet Gang

The Gourmet Gang is one of Hampton Roads most “delicious” businesses! They operate six fast-casual restaurants that feature some of the best sandwiches and salads in the area. Lunch orders can be called in or placed online with quick delivery to just about anywhere in Hampton Roads. What you probably didn’t know is that the… [Read More]

Member Spotlight: Amazing Fantasy Comics

Amazing Fantasy Comics don’t just stock one of the region’s biggest selection of comics, they are truly heroes of small business! After opening their first store in 1992, they have steadily grown and now have two locations, one in Newport News and a second in Yorktown. It was always the dream of Gary Driver, owner… [Read More]

Member Spotlight: Domestic Divas

Domestic Divas was founded in August of 2011, when proprietor, Heather Herrick relocated to Virginia Beach from Ohio. Domestic Divas provides a cleaning plan tailored to fit all needs. Whether it is weekly, biweekly, monthly services, seasonal cleaning, or event prep, their service ensures your valuable spare time is spent doing other things besides cleaning!… [Read More]

Make Your List and Check it Twice

When planning your strategies for this coming season, it’s imperative to look at what has been and what just might be ahead. National Retail Federation released their 2016 Holiday Planning Playbook recently which gave an insight into the past holiday season and what to look for when planning for this year. Let’s get to unwrapping,… [Read More]

Member Spotight: ViewItDoIt

We all want the best seat in the house and ViewItDoIt is giving its customers the chance to get just that! Using state-of-the-art technology and video, they capture events and meetings and broadcast them LIVE across the globe. The business was the brain-child of Vanessa and Mark Lane. They took their combined experience in finance,… [Read More]