Officially launched in 2009, at the height of the economic recession, Retail Merchant’s Think. Shop. Buy. Local (TSBL) program endeavored to raise awareness in the local Richmond community about the importance of thinking and shopping local. A major initiative throughout
During its annual award ceremony held December 6, Retail Merchants named Catherine Cary, President of Bremo Pharmacy, the Distinguished Retailer of the Year for 2019. The annual award ceremony dates back more than 50 years and has honored some of
From Perkins Law, by Eric C. Perkins, Esq.: Your efforts as a “solopreneur” are paying off and you are looking to hire your first employee to help manage the growth of your business. While not an exhaustive treatise on all
From Perkins Law: One of the early formation tasks for a small business start up in Virginia (typically after forming a new business entity with the State Corporation Commission and applying for a federal EIN from the IRS) is to apply
As an organization that serves local business owners and customers, Retail Merchants is proud to join with American Express to support the 10th annual Small Business Saturday® this Nov 30. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010
From Perkins Law, PLLC: For most small business owners, the idea of even considering a succession plan pops to mind only when tragedy strikes or the owner starts giving serious thought to retiring or otherwise getting out of the business.
Congratulations to all of the Retail Merchants members who were honored for being among Richmond's '"Best" in Richmond Times-Dispatch's annual reader poll, The Best. WINNERS: Best Barbecue: Mission BBQ Best Brunch: The Jefferson Hotel Best Restaurant: Lemaire at The Jefferson