404, 2019

Retail Alliance Foundation Board Member Updates

April 4th, 2019|Education, News Articles|

The Retail Alliance Foundation has appointed three new members to its board of directors: Robin Witt Gregory of Dollar Bank; Mary Landgrebe of Retail Inventory Solutions and Rod Watson of Watson Marketing Solutions. The other directors are: Chairman Jack Plomgren of Cartridge Man; Randy Benjamin of UNFI; Michael Benton of Stark & Legum Men’s Wear; Jenny Crittenden of

2301, 2019

Member Spotlight: Hauser’s Jewelers

January 23rd, 2019|Member Spotlight, Retail Companies|

What began as a small watch repair shop in downtown Newport News in 1898, owned and operated by Alfred Jacob Hauser, Sr., has grown into a multifaceted, full-service resource for formal, classic and artist-inspired jewelry. Hauser’s Jewelers is a five-generation business that celebrates its 120th anniversary this year.

1601, 2019

Gloucester Main Street Businesses Earn Certificate in Retail Operations and $25,000 in Grant Funding to Expand in 2019

January 16th, 2019|Advocacy, Events, Holiday|

Training and grant funding courtesy of a partnership between the Gloucester Main Street Preservation Trust and the Retail Alliance Foundation. GLOUCESTER, VA (January 15, 2019) – Three Gloucester Main Street business owners have earned their Certificate in Retail Operations from the Retail Alliance Foundation’s Center for Retail Excellence and

1501, 2019

Mixed Results for Local Retail During 2018 Holiday Season

January 15th, 2019|Business Management, Buy Local, E-Commerce, Economy, Holiday, Press Releases, Research, Retail Trends|

January 2019, Norfolk, Va. – Local retail had a mixed holiday season in 2019, according to Retail Alliance’s Retail Pulse holiday survey. 58 per cent of brick-and-mortar retailers throughout Hampton Roads reported an increase in sales compared to the same time last year. “Close to 20 percent had a

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