Grand Rapids Business Journal
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June 18, 2018
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 18, 2018
Start Garden among many organizations helping entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life.
Grand Rapids is making a name for itself in the entrepreneurial space. Read More
Husband-and-wife-owned venture adds ‘seasonal color’ as company’s fourth division.
While driving around West Michigan, Ryan and Nikki Riebel noticed a pattern of clashing flower colors and poor plant symmetry in outdoor planters at local businesses and homes. Read More
HR Collaborative founder Beth Kelly talks wage trends, negotiating salary at Women in Finance lunch.
It’s no secret wage inequity still is a problem for women in the workforce. A local human resources expert recently shared strategies women can use to advocate for fair pay. Read More
Execs unsure how Senate vote will affect current bids on construction labor.
The Michigan Senate voted June 6 to repeal the state’s prevailing wage law, and while the decision evokes praise from those who have campaigned for it, uncertainty hangs in the air over how it will affect current bids on construction labor. Read More
A comparatively quiet media tour of General Motors’ Wyoming components plant last week belied its unceremonious, abrupt closing nine years ago, immediately depleting Wyoming city coffers of more than $1 million in tax revenue, the loss of more than 1,500 skilled jobs and a 66-year GM relationship to West Michigan’s economy. Read More
If you work in the auto industry — for an original equipment manufacturer, supplier or otherwise — it’s likely you felt shock waves as the White House announced last month its investigation into the national security risks imposed by imported vehicles. Read More