Archives for January 2016

Member Spotlight: Purrocious Feline Designs

If you own a cat, you may have experienced the pain of bathing your precious bundle of fur. In actual fact though, according to LaDean Gordon, owner of Purrocious Styles Feline Designs, most cats do not mind being bathed. In fact, many are very calm during the bathing process and seem to find it relaxing…. [Read More]

RA Business Solutions: A Letter to Retail Alliance Members

My colleagues and I at RA Business Solutions frequently find ourselves explaining our role as it pertains to Retail Alliance and Equifax. Though we never shy away from telling the story about how Business Solutions grew from serving as the local credit bureau to what we are today, we realized how this could be a… [Read More]

Member Spotlight: Copacabana Brazilian Design

“Simple” and “elegant” are two words that come to mind upon entering Copacabana Brazilian Design’s Laskin Road showroom. Established in September, 2015, by Ken Jones, a USMC veteran who visited Brazil and wanted to bring Brazilian furniture designs to Virginia Beach. “On a trip to Brazil we noticed how unique and beautiful the designs of… [Read More]

Nominate your favorite retailer or restaurant in Hampton Roads

On May 19, 2016, we will remove the masks and reveal the top retailers, restaurants and service providers in Hampton Roads at the annual Retailer of the Year awards ceremony! Nominate your favorite in each category, today! Stay tuned for the Lifetime Achievement Award announcement! Click here to submit your nomination.

Legislative Update – Open House and PAC Auction

On Thursday, December 10, 2015, Retail Alliance held our Open House and PAC Auction to help fund our advocacy efforts through the Virginia Retail Federation. We had a wonderful turnout of over 90 people! Thank you to all our members and friends who donated items for our silent auction and those who bought the wonderful… [Read More]

Ray’s Corner Post – A New Year, A Renewed Focus

Another holiday season, another year. Wow, 2015 has been a whirlwind! The staff of Retail Alliance is in the final stages of reviewing 2015 and planning for 2016. Looking back, we can take stock in several initiatives that we hope have impacted our members positively. The Retail Breakfast Club has had two very successful years… [Read More]