The holidays have come and gone and hopefully, you were able to capitalize somewhat on consumer sentiment towards supporting small businesses and were fortunate enough to acquire new customers. Now, how to keep them? Retaining customers is crucial as it’s
Amidst much fanfare and anticipation, Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods opened the doors on their newest endeavor, Ukrop’s Market Hall, this week - giving Richmonders something to truly celebrate in 2020. Located at 7250 Patterson Avenue, Ukrop’s Market Hall is designed to be a
We're in the homestretch of the holiday shopping season, and 2020 as a whole. While this year has been exceptionally challenging for retailers, it has also been filled with opportunity. More customers than ever WANT to shop local and support
This past week, Retail Merchants had the distinct honor of celebrating ten local businesses in Richmond’s East End who received grants as part of the Supporting East End Entrepreneurship Development (SEED) program during a virtual ceremony held on November 18.
From Perkins Law, by Eric C. Perkins, Esq.: The process of closing a Virginia small business can range from very simple and straightforward to extremely complex, expensive, and time consuming, depending upon the surrounding facts and circumstances of the business. Just
From Perkins Law, by Eric C. Perkins, Esq.: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide helpful relief
From Imprint, Cobb Technologies by Kate Vinnedge: It is no secret that organizations are struggling to find meaningful ways to connect to their donors — and for Cobb Technologies’s charitable arm, Imprint, this struggle was all too real. For more