Items Tagged with 'Clothing'


The shop versus the Internet

August 31, 2012
After 10 years of learning the retail business hands-on at Urban Outfitters in Chicago, 33-year-old Jenny Van Veen said she had the “visual merchandising skills” and the vision necessary to open her own store, Frances Jaye, a women’s and men’s boutique that opened in downtown Holland in late August. Read More

Valley City invests in energy saving washer

August 27, 2012

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Co-owner Jeff Jeltema lends a bit of perspective to Valley City Linen’s new washer, which can be seen behind him.

Commercial launderer Valley City Linen, located at Eastern Avenue and Fulton Street, recently purchased a high-volume washer projected to save the Grand Rapids-based business more than 7,742,000 gallons of water and 76,000 therms per year.

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