| Jul 13, 2013
In the old days of running (that is, three years ago), figuring out what running shoe to buy was simply a matter of determining whether you were a pronator, supinator or neutral runner. Today, however, with the explosion of barefoot running and crazy...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:29 AM
The Roanoke furniture chain that sells Paula Deen branded items says it has "serious concerns" about Deen's recent admission she has used racial slurs.
Grand Home Furnishings released a statement Monday saying it is fair to "let the facts play out...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Under Armour launched a new marketing plan earlier this year, touting its up-and-coming athletes and most innovative products in an intense but short burst they called “a brand holiday.”
It appears to have paid off.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:46 AM
Roanoke-based Grand Home Furnishings will buy four West Virginia stores from a competitor. Grand will consolidate some of the stores with its existing locations in West Virginia.
Here is the complete announcement from Grand:
Grand Home Furnishings,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:26 AM
At the start of the economic downturn, one of the factors that brought our country into a recession was the burst of the housing bubble. Now, as the housing market slowly recovers, it’s helping to spur economic growth.
A new study by CareerBuilder...
| May 12, 2013
When it comes to a perfect country destination for a perfect spring day, it's hard to beat Salisbury. The little spot, just a few miles from the New York border, features all the things you'd expect in a picture-perfect New England town —...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Under Armour plans to hire hundreds of workers at its Locust Point headquarters this year, expand facilities on its campus and bring its brand of sports apparel and footwear to new markets in the U.S. and around the world.
CEO Kevin Plank outlined the...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:23 PM
When running becomes a persistent pain in the butt (literally) and all the usual strategies (stretching, physical therapy, massage) fail to ease the pain, it’s time for a gal to contemplate drastic measures. That’s right, it’s time to...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:24 AM
Kids eat free at IKEA through Wednesday, July 4th.
In the restaurant, kids under 12 can pick a combo meal valued at $2.49. No purchase necessary, except you know you can't resist those Swedish Meatballs!
Also, before 11 a.m. on Mondays get a free...
| Jan 13, 2013
Three of design's sharpest stylemakers let us in on the things shaping their worlds (and wish lists!) right now.
Paul Makovsky/Editorial Director, Metropolis
Home Furnishing: Finn Juhl's walnut Tray Table, which has a reversible top with a color on...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 8:30 AM
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