UVA Health Awards Grants to Local Non-Profit Organizations

Manassas, Va., September 20, 2023  – UVA Health announced the allocation of nearly $200,000 in grant funding to support 26 local non-profit organizations in the …

OmniRide Unveils New Buses during Ribbon Cutting

Eight of the 15 commuter buses and one of the four local buses were purchased through NVTC’s Commuter Choice program.

Flagship Carwash Introduces Brand New ‘Express’ Wash to Manassas

New members of the Manassas Flagship Express will receive 50 percent off their first month’s membership fee in March when they sign up for a new unlimited membership.

JES Foundation Repair is the Expert in Foundation Repair and Waterproofing

JES Foundation Repair technicians are experts in the fields of foundation repair, basement waterproofing and crawl space maintenance.

Forbes Recognizes Local Edward Jones Financial Advisor Mark Miller

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Mark Miller of Haymarket was named to the Forbes '40 Under 40' Next-Gen Best-in-State Wealth Advisors for 2022.

Changes in the Labor Market: What to Expect in the Next Quarters of the Year?

We have teamed up with experts from job aggregator Jooble to outline the trends, challenges, and opportunities in the labor market in 2023.

How business leaders are positioning their companies amid mixed recession views

(BPT) - By Ginger Chambless, Head of Research, JPMorgan Chase Commercial BankingHalfway through 2023, views on whether a recession is likely to occur before year-end are mixed. JPMorgan Chase’s …

Americans' pandemic-era entrepreneurial streak is holding strong—for now

An altLINE analysis of Census Bureau data reveals Americans are still starting new businesses at higher rates than in pre-pandemic times.

A Subscription Service Designed for Customers and Their Peace of Mind

(BPT) - Walmart is laser-focused on offering customers the easiest and most convenient shopping experience, no matter how they shop.When customers shop at Walmart.com or our app, their baskets often …

10 of the most common conference formats and when to use them

Giggster explored the 10 most common ways to structure a conference and how to use them to inspire discussions and engage audiences.

1 in 5 companies founded in 2021 closed within the year—a story all too familiar in the US

PlanPros investigated what it takes for a business to make it through its first year—a milestone that 1 in 5 companies don't achieve.

4 Ways Business Credit Cards Can Help Offset Everyday Expenses

(BPT) - Entrepreneurs rely on business credit cards for everyday expenses like office supplies, internet and marketing needs – but what many don’t realize is how to take advantage of the …

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Register Now for July 4th Firecracker 5k & Sparkler 1-mile

The annual Firecracker 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run always brings a festive atmosphere with music, food, and costumes.

Gainesville's Benson's Baskin Robbins Ice Cream Carries on Family Tradition

Many fondly remember having ice cream at Baskin Robbins. Today, families are making new fond memories at Baskin Robbins on Heathcote Boulevard in Gainesville where the magic of ice cream is alive and …

Anita Sadlack, State Farm Donate $2K to Local Children's Charity Boxes of Basics

Boxes of Basics is an independent nonprofit that provides local children in need with an entire seasonal wardrobe of new or gently used clothing.

Affordable Cleaning Service Expands to New Headquarters

Affordable Cleaning Services is an independently-owned local business that combines professionalism, responsiveness, and thorough cleaning!

Franchise Marketing: Why a Corporate Only Strategy Can Fail a Franchise

Kate Sprague owner of Flourish with Kate marketing. By Kate Sprague  There’s a reason the Franchise Corporate Office provides advertising materials for local and regional use. It doesn’t even …

Freeman & Sherburne Has Been Insuring Families & Businesses for 150 Years

Agent Bob Oveissi of Freeman & Sherburne Insurance works from his office in Gainesville, Virginia.[/caption] What if it only took one phone call, and one conversation with just one licensed …

Amazon Web Services Plans to Invest $35 Billion in the Commonwealth by 2040 to Expand Data Center Campuses

Youngkin-R announced that Amazon Web Services plans to invest $35 billion by 2040 to establish multiple data center campuses across Virginia.

The county in every state with the most new business applications

PlanBuildr used Census Bureau data to find the county in each state with the most business applications per capita in 2022.

What the Hollywood strikes tell us about the state of unions in the US

Stacker analyzed NLRB data from the past two decades to measure how high-profile labor actions are shifting the power balance in the workplace.

How remote-capable employees shifted fully into working from home

Revelo referenced a recent Gallup survey and news coverage to analyze the shift from in-person to remote work for those whose jobs are remote-capable.  

How a Startup Chair Company Promises to Fix Your Sit

(BPT) - Whether you work from home, in the office or spend a lot of time sitting while gaming, you know that the right chair can make all the difference in how you feel. The need for proper posture …

How small businesses are responding to financial challenges

To find out how small businesses are responding to recent financial challenges, Credibly consulted data from a Federal Reserve survey. 

How entrepreneurs can best prepare to get approved for a small business loan

Need a loan to grow your small business but spooked by borrowing rates? Bonsai compiled this list of ways leaders can seek loan approval.

3 ways AI can save small businesses time and stress

(BPT) - Generative AI is creating an extraordinary amount of buzz, and it's catching the interest of people wondering how to take advantage of what it has to offer. If you’re a small-business …

10 states where new businesses are most likely to turn into employers

altLINE used Census Bureau data to find 10 states where the largest share of business applications was deemed likely to become employer firms.

'Quick quitting': A closer look at the growing trend in the job market

You've probably heard of quiet quitting. Now there's another phenomenon: quick quitting. Tovuti LMS analyzed quick quitting, using data provided by Revelio Labs.  

States with the lowest tax burden on small businesses

Swyft Filings analyzed the most recent data to identify the states with the lowest tax burden on small businesses.

10 TV shows that capture the challenges (and rewards) of running a small business

Simply Business organized a list of the top 10 TV shows, both fictional and nonfictional, that show how difficult—and rewarding—running a small business can be.

5 Tips to Improve Small Business Productivity

(Family Features) Businesses that run efficiently often find continued, long-term success. To help improve productivity and create a more efficient work environment, consider these tips.

Beauty e-commerce in 2023: These top trends are driving the future

(BPT) - Keeping your finger on the pulse of what consumers want can be a challenge, especially in the ever-evolving beauty industry. Social media and lifestyle trends often influence where beauty …

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