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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
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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.
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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
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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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