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*For questions or concerns please contact Gretchen Nurnberger at gnurnberger@retailmerchants.com.


The Metro Richmond Exports Initiative is an effort to help businesses in the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) start, or increase their exports abroad.

Exporting is good for business and good for the regional economy.

Exporting Success Story: Need Supply Co.

Meet the Speaker:
Connie Rodriguez, Sr. Fulfillment & Inventory Manager at Need Supply Co. She has been with the company since 2014 and over sees growth and development of the Fulfillment Center operations.

About Need Supply Co.:
Founded in 1996, Need Supply Co. is a clothing and lifestyle store based out of Richmond, VA. In 2008, they launched their first web store and have been shipping worldwide ever since. As of 2016, 90% of their customer base purchase internationally through their website. While their flagship store is located in Carytown, they now have two other stores located in Shibuya, Japan, and Kumamoto, Japan. Need Supply Co. believes in the products that they carry, carefully curating a mix of well-known brands and up-and-coming independent designers from the U.S. and abroad.

Lunch and a time for networking will be provided. There is plenty of on-site parking!