Raleigh, North Carolina-based Advance Auto Parts opened its first store in Springfield; Natural Grocers made its Springfield debut; and a business owner with experience in the insurance, financial planning and digital marketing fields entered the restaurant industry.
Franchisees expect to open two more Queen City shops in 2022.
Steve Proffitt, 67, started the faith-based nonprofit in 1999 with wife Berna.
The owner of tattoo and piercing studio Ink Ink LLC added a second Commercial Street business; Blue Iguana Car Wash bolstered its roster of shops; and Mount Vernon-based KeenBean Coffee Roasters expanded.
At council meeting, business owner touts successful collaborations and asks that they serve as a model .
Aurora-based Hog Tide Bar-B-Que aims to launch its second shop this month.
A competitor of O'Reilly Automotive, the company's new store is located off Battlefield and National.
Big Momma’s, Coffee Ethic and Echelon Coffee are among participants in the promotion.
The Stockton company is paying 25% more than last year and expects better-than-average crops.
Conventional wisdom says a successful startup requires a clear sense of purpose.
Gilardi’s owner nears three decades in the food service industry.
A Galloway Village coffee shop changed hands for the second time in as many years; Jiapeng Lu and Yuming Han opened Corner 21 Chinese Cuisine; and John and India Visser became first-time business owners with the opening of Hero Ride Shop.
Two eateries by Chicken Salad Chick are targeted for the Queen City.
On Oct. 27, Convoy of Hope dedicated its new 250,000-square-foot distribution center and broke ground on its next project: a 200,000-square-foot headquarters and training center, which will be connected to the distribution center by a skywalk.