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Grand Rapids Business Journal
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August 31, 2015
Since 1983, Grand Rapids Business Journal has been West Michigan's primary and most trusted source of local business news. The weekly print edition of the Business Journal, a must-read for the area’s top decision-makers, is known as the business newspaper of metro Grand Rapids, Holland, Muskegon and all of West Michigan.
August 31, 2015
Consultant strives to bring the best of herself to someone else’s battle.
Sometimes, Shannon Cohen thinks “The A-Team” theme song should play when she’s done with a job. Read More
Regional group touts key industrial locations, including Wyoming’s former GM site.
Kent County commissioners got an update from The Right Place Inc. on the just-launched Greenlightwm.com to market some vacant high-profile municipal and county-owned properties in Kent and Muskegon counties for business development. Read More
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A new marketing campaign is looking to increase engagement and new business development opportunities at a West Michigan-based wastewater management system. Read More
Editor: On Aug. 24, the Grand Rapids Business Journal issued an inaccurate, misleading editorial (“Kent County administrator’s request for tax increase should be scrubbed”) regarding the Kent County 2016 budget process and talk of a tax increase. I want to set the record straight. Read More
According to the Family Firm Institute, only 30 percent of family businesses survive into the second generation, and by the third generation, only 12 percent remain viable. Read More
Think about the last few things you purchased. They hold the secrets to increasing your sales. Read More
Many commercial tenants think of a landlord lease as a standard "form" and focus only on the business terms contained in the lease, such as the rent, square footage, term, renewals and improvement allowance. Read More
Michigan’s booming craft brew industry doesn’t have a problem growing, but it may have a challenge growing profitably. Read More
Michigan retailers’ sales forecasts through October slipped slightly after solid sales in July, according to the latest Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Read More