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NATIONAL HOLIDAY SALES During the 2023 holiday season, core retail sales in the United States grew by 3.8% compared to 2022, reaching a record...

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In the ever-evolving landscape of consumer finance, a revolutionary trend has taken center stage - Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL). From the subtle yet...

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Positive Start to the Holiday Season for Consumers and Retailers The season is off to a solid start with an increase in core retail sales*...

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WASHINGTON, November 3, 2022 – Holiday spending is expected to be healthy even with recent inflationary challenges, as the National Retail...

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NEW GRANTS: Is your building in need of a makeover? The Virginia Beach Development Authority is accepting applications for the Façade...

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Local Newport News chef expands café business, opens bigger location in Hampton: Expanding personal chef business and launching line of...

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Economic Warning Signs – Report from Mike Austin, SBDC There have been several economic reports and polls released in recent days that...

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The Impact of Inflation on Small Businesses – Report from Mike Austin, SBDC The impact of rising inflation has had a definite chilling...

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