Items Tagged with '2014'


2014: The year of recalls, supplier liabilities

January 9, 2015
Despite the fact that vehicles are safer and more reliable than ever, more than 56 million of them were recalled as part of more than 500 separate and distinct recalls in 2014. Read More

Development, events and investments highlight 2014

December 26, 2014
The year started on an alarming note when fire engulfed the West Michigan Whitecaps’ home field, Fifth Third Ballpark. Read More

Snyder’s ‘talent agency’ critical for continued business growth

December 26, 2014
The Business Journal review of 2014 business and economic activity is distinctive in the publication’s 32-year history for the diverse business sectors represented and the depth or strength of growth. Read More

Local groups respond positively to Snyder’s budget plan

Reinstatement of county revenue sharing earns plaudits.

February 7, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget proposal for the 2014-15 fiscal year is getting a thumbs-up from local leaders. Read More

Four improvement words that will ‘shape’ my 2014

January 10, 2014
Last year I posted four words on my bathroom mirror: “Finish,” “Write,” “Shape” and “Yes.” Read More

2014 projections show economic vitality but can the region sustain it?

January 3, 2014
The Employer Associations of America released the results of its national survey of 1,740 business leaders, which reflected that 90 percent of the executives anticipate a similar or better economic outlook in 2014, up from 79 percent last year. Read More

West Michigan’s economy rebounds in 2013

December 27, 2013
West Michigan’s economic fortunes took a turn for the better—finally!—with some hard work and fiscal perseverance on the part of many business leaders throughout the region. Read More

West Michigan’s 2013 economy and what’s next

December 20, 2013
Walking with my kids to church last week, my 10-year-old daughter was talking about a writing assignment she had at school, so I asked if she’d help me write this article. Read More

2014 achievement opportunity formula

December 20, 2013
Holy frijoles, 2013 is almost over! Read More