Local Business


Wal-Mart Plots Oxon Hill Development

Just days before a high-end outlet mall is set to open in Oxon Hill, Wal-Mart has reignited its plans to bring a Supercenter to southern Prince George's County.

Think Local First DC to Host Shop Local Week 2013

This holiday season, Think Local First DC urges D.C.-area residents to support local businesses with Shop Local Week. The weeklong campaign, beginning Saturday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 8., promotes locally owned, independent businesses in Washington D.C., as the preferred ...

Chamber’s Choice Awards Gala a Huge Success

Honoring excellence in business, the D.C. Chamber of Commerce celebrated the District’s business community at their premiere awards event on Saturday, Oct. 26.

P.G. County to Hold Annual Business Expo in November

The Prince George's County Supplier Development Division will host the county's second annual Business Conference and Expo for corporate, local, small, minority, disadvantaged and veteran-owned businesses on Nov. 14.

Gala to Honor P.G. County Business Community

The Prince George's Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Excellence in Business Awards gala on Nov. 1 in College Park, Md., to shine a spotlight on local entrepreneurs.

Thomas H. Graham Promoted to Pepco Holdings Vice President, People Strategy & Human Resources

Pepco Holdings, Inc. (PHI), announced the promotion today of Thomas H. Graham to the position of vice president, people strategy & human resources, reporting directly to Joseph M. Rigby, chairman, president and CEO of PHI.

Wal-Mart Turns Up the Heat

In a move that can only be characterized as a power play, the nation's largest retailer has made it clear to the mayor of the District of Columbia that it’s not happy with a pending bill that would substantially raise ...

P.G. Contest Prize is Reduced Retail Rent

A different kind of competition will soon be underway in Prince George's County. The winner will be chosen not on looks or luck, but whose business idea outshines the rest.

Young Entrepreneur Pursues His Dream

Starting a small business is no small feat, nor should it be taken lightly, especially for minority business owners.

SBA's Johns Takes Farewell Tour

After three years as Small Business Administration Deputy Administrator, Marie Johns decided two weeks ago to embark on what amounts to a farewell tour just prior to her departure.

Eleanor Holmes Norton Champions Small-Business Fair

Hundreds of D.C. residents and business owners converged on the Washington Convention Center for the city's annual small-business fair.

D.C. Council Member Wells to Host Job Fair on Friday

D.C. Council member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) will host a job fair in Northwest on Friday, May 31.

Leaders Spar, Agree on Regional Cooperation

At an early morning breakfast gathering in downtown Washington last week, officials from around the Washington metropolitan area treated more than 200 business leaders to a cordial but sometimes chippy discussion about regional cooperation.