2705, 2021

Sales are increasing for small businesses impacted by COVID-19

May 27th, 2021|Economy, Press Releases, Research, Retail Trends|

Warmer weather and reduced restrictions, along with improving consumer confidence, are positively impacting small businesses throughout Hampton Roads, reports Retail Alliance. Findings from their Retail Pulse survey indicate growth in sales versus pre-pandemic and confidence their business will improve over the next 6 months. “This is a positive trend and

1905, 2021

Member Spotlight: Steamatic Virginia Peninsula

May 19th, 2021|Member Spotlight|

As their market expanded, an idea formed to sell their unique hot-water recirculation cleaning systems through franchise opportunities, enabling people around the world to take advantage of their expertise and knowledge. In 1967, Blackmon and Mooring formed Steamatic Inc. to market franchises featuring their patented cleaning method.

605, 2021

Member Spotlight: Graze Kitchen

May 6th, 2021|Member Spotlight|

Chef Shelley grew up living in the Northend and spent childhood summers on her grandfather’s farm. Her passion for fresh produce and seafood was influenced by her extended family’s love of cooking and entertaining. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, in Hyde Park, NY, she worked

2304, 2021

Member Spotlight: Yōō Clean

April 23rd, 2021|Member Spotlight|

Written by Kylie Ross Sibert Contact Mary at Yōō Clean LLC in Virginia Beach Website: www.itsyooclean.com Phone: 757-639-0307 Social Media: @itsyooclean Email: yooclean@gmail.com After 15 years of making her own all-natural, organic, and fragrance-free cleaning solutions and home

2004, 2021

Ten Gardening Tips to Keep in Mind This Spring

April 20th, 2021|Buy Local|

“A love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.” - Gertrude Jekyll, Horticulturist Warmer weather means spending more time outside, stocking up on vitamin D, and most importantly – working on your beautiful garden. Whether you’re a bright-eyed novice gardener or a seasoned expert, everyone

1904, 2021

LOVEVA Mother’s Day Gift Guide

April 19th, 2021|Buy Local, Holiday, Marketing|

For many mothers, the COVID-19 pandemic threw a big wrench in their family’s daily routine. They have had to deal with not only the worry about the pandemic, but also its effect on their work, children's schooling, and many more issues that have come up this past year.

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