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Grand Rapids Business Journal
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June 27, 2016
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.
June 27, 2016
Owners of Genius now have retail and distribution locations across the country.
As Jordan Notenbaum and Garry VonMyhr were getting Genius Phone Repair off the ground, there would sometimes be four customers in Notenbaum’s living room watching a Detroit Tigers game as they waited for their phones to be fixed. Read More
Years of on-the-job training chart a course for Veneklasen to follow in his father’s wake
If not for a $100 check from his grandmother, Chris Veneklasen could still be on Nantucket Island teaching windsurfing. Read More
Prospective buyers will be able to ‘tour’ locations with furniture already in place.
Thanks to quickly evolving virtual reality technology, or VR, furniture manufacturers now can let clients move through a future office space outfitted in their products. Read More
NYC retail store part of strategy to draw companies by wowing individuals.
This fall, Herman Miller Inc. of Zeeland will complete its move into its new New York City flagship location at 251 Park Avenue South in Gramercy by opening its first permanent North American retail store aimed at individual consumers. Read More
If “a little black child from Muskegon Heights or Grand Rapids can look at me and see an opportunity to do something they didn’t know was possible, that is something for which I am eternally grateful,” said 22-year-old George Walker in an interview with the Business Journal published this week. Read More
As the 2016 graduation season comes to a close, most of us will have celebrated this important transitional moment with at least one friend or family member. Read More
I have had the privilege and honor of serving on nonprofit boards and working with clients that supported many tax-exempt and charitable organizations. Read More
I have more than 26,000 LinkedIn connections and almost 30,000 followers. How many do you have? Read More