February 10

Dealership lighting suppliers merge

A Texas-based supplier of lighting products to car dealerships has merged with the automotive lighting division of a local company. Read More

'The Cheese Lady' sells original store

“The Cheese Lady” is passing on her beret. Read More

Tech firm makes everything smart

In the next 20 years, it’s possible almost every piece of technology will be “smart.” Read More

Universal Forest names attorney to board

Universal Forest Products has appointed a local attorney to its board of directors. Read More
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Sports commission hosts Kirk Gibson for fundraiser

A Detroit Tigers legend will headline a Grand Rapids event this spring. Read More
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Restaurant company raises $109K for children’s hospital

A group of fast-food restaurants in the region have raised $109,375 for a local children’s hospital. Read More
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Health care training company releases mobile app

A product developed by an educational company focused on health care training and testing is going mobile. Read More
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Q&A: Keli Christopher

Keli Christopher, Ph.D. started her career as a civil engineer for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Read More
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Construction firm adds to team

A local construction firm has hired five new team members. Read More
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Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal's 2015 40 Under Forty honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Opinion

Can Grand Rapids taxpayers afford utopia?

Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss set an optimistic tone in her first State of the City speech, including visions of a utopia unbridled by any budget constraints or concerns.
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PPT reform: Three exemptions and new tax could equal savings

If you do the math, changes to Michigan’s personal property tax could add up to new savings for most business taxpayers.
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Effective performance: defining the ‘big picture’

A former partner sent me an article from The New York Times that discussed how social media is changing how employees feel about their jobs and their on-the-job practices, as well as addressing retention and other recruiting matters.
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