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HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: A City of Partnership and Growth

No city in today’s world, no matter how large or successful, can be an island unto itself.

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Harbor's Edge Names New Human Resources and Nursing Directors

Harbor’s Edge announces Brenda Rosecrans as its new human resources (HR) director and Bonnie Thrift as its new director of nursing.

Virginia building permits: November 2018

Virginia issued 2,073 building permits for privately owned housing during November, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

VIRGINIA HOUSE OF DELEGATES: U.S. Term Limits Praises Michael Osborne for Signing Pledge

Virginia House of Delegates candidate Michael Osborne (district 5) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits convention pledge.

Analysis: University of Virginia ranks 27th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

University of Virginia finished in a tie for 27th in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Emporia city residents is highest in Virginia

Emporia city residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Virginia, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers report 3.7 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers in April 2019 were $14 billion, an increase of 3.7 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Hardware and plumbing and heading equipment and supplies wholesalers report 6.3 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by hardware and plumbing and heading equipment and supplies wholesalers in April 2019 were $12.6 billion, an increase of 6.3 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Paper and paper products wholesalers report 5.5 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by paper and paper products wholesalers in April 2019 were $7.9 billion, an increase of 5.5 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Petroleum and petroleum products wholesalers report 7.8 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by petroleum and petroleum products wholesalers in April 2019 were $62.3 billion, an increase of 7.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Chemicals and allied products wholesalers report 0.7 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by chemicals and allied products wholesalers in April 2019 were $11.3 billion, an increase of 0.7 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Miscellaneous durable goods wholesalers report 6.9 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by miscellaneous durable goods wholesalers in April 2019 were $19.4 billion, an increase of 6.9 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers report 6 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers in April 2019 were $13.5 billion, an increase of 6 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers report did not change much in year-over-year April sales

Sales by household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers in April 2019 were $50.3 billion, were nearly the same from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Furniture and home furnishings wholesalers report 0.8 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by furniture and home furnishings wholesalers in April 2019 were $7.7 billion, an increase of 0.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Grugs and druggists' sundries wholesalers report 4.6 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by grugs and druggists' sundries wholesalers in April 2019 were $59.9 billion, an increase of 4.6 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Lumber and other construction materials wholesalers report 4.3 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by lumber and other construction materials wholesalers in April 2019 were $11.6 billion, an increase of 4.3 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers report 3.7 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers in April 2019 were $39.8 billion, an increase of 3.7 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers report 2.6 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers in April 2019 were $43 billion, an increase of 2.6 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Metals and non-petroleum minerals wholesalers report 1.4 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by metals and non-petroleum minerals wholesalers in April 2019 were $15.6 billion, an increase of 1.4 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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