Archives for January 2015

Two New Retail Alliance Team Members

We would like to welcome Jessica Ausura to our team! Jessica came aboard as our Marketing & Events Coordinator, and after a few months in that role, moved into the Membership Director position for the Peninsula. She comes to us with a varied background in sales, marketing and education. A Newport News native, she relocated… [Read More]

Member Spotlight: Flour Child Bakery Virginia Beach

Flour Child Bakery is a mother/daughter owned and operated business. They bake everything from scratch using a collection of new and old family recipes. They also offer custom cakes, as well as gluten-free and vegan items with advance notice. We asked owners Cassie and Cathy Baker to share their story. Celebrating their fourth anniversary of… [Read More]

Member Spotlight: Which Wich Superior Sandwiches Williamsburg

Which Wich has two goals: to make a better sandwich and to make the world a better place. They are succeeding one sandwich at a time with their independently owned franchises, totaling 300 at this writing. Which Wich has opened in Williamsburg and they are hoping to conquer cravings in this location. They specialize in… [Read More]

Photos from Open House & Silent Auction December 2015

On Thursday, December 11, 2014 Retail Alliance held their Open House and PAC Silent Auction to help fund our advocacy efforts through the Virginia Retail Federation. We had over 90 people attend and raised approximately $2,785. We would like to thank all the members who donated items for our silent auction and those who bought… [Read More]

Join us at our VRF Legislative Reception

                    Join us for the Virginia Retail Federation’s Annual Legislative Reception. Meet your state legislators while connecting with fellow Retail Alliance and Retail Merchants Association members and guests. Click here to register  

Corner Post: Mobilizing Mobile

Happy New Year to you all from all of us at Retail Alliance! Thinking back over 2014 while looking ahead to 2015 I am struck by the evolution of today‚Äôs retail shoppers and how technology continues to shape the retail landscape. The most impactful development with consumer spending continues to be the advent of mobile… [Read More]