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Retail Success Stories

Retail Success Stories

By Jeff Maisey At a time when national retailers are closing their brick-and-mortar operations due to increased competition online, several local businesses have found ways to succeed in the digital age. Norfolk-based NYFO Boutique is an upscale contemporary women’s clothing store located in Ghent’s Palace Shops. Key to this independent retailer’s success is its knowledge

Decorum Furniture to be Honored 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award at Retailer of the Year Event

By Kylie Sibert   Retail Alliance, the non-profit association representing retailers throughout Hampton Roads, recently announced that Decorum Furniture is the recipient of this year’s 2016 Lifetime Achievement award at their Retailer of the Year event on May 19.  The award will be presented to partners Claus Ihlemann and Robert Roman. “Decorum Furniture is a worthy recipient

Colley ave Wins National Great Places Designation

  CHICAGO—Today, the American Planning Association (APA) announced that Colley Avenue in Norfolk, Virginia, has earned the “People’s Choice” designation as one of the Great Places in America in 2015. For the second year in the row, APA asked the public to nominate their favorite public space, neighborhood, or street. Suggestions were collected throughout October