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Herman Miller takes a bite from Apple’s playbook

NYC retail store part of strategy to draw companies by wowing individuals.

June 24, 2016
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

Startup produces Sound of the City festival downtown

June 23, 2016
A startup developing an app for streaming and “mapping” local music is producing a music festival downtown on Saturday. Read More

Wine and hard cider maker throws b'day party

June 23, 2016
A long-time business in town is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its wine and hard cider operations. Read More

Hospital exceeds $16M fundraising goal

June 22, 2016
A local hospital said its campaign to raise $16 million in support of a major expansion and renovation project has exceeded its goal. Read More

Hispanic chamber produces golf tournament

June 22, 2016
A Hispanic chamber is hosting a golf tournament in town this week. Read More

Michigan plugs into Apple price-fixing settlement

June 21, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan consumers are expected to get as much as $10.1 million as part of a settlement with Apple stemming from a 2012 electronic books price-fixing lawsuit. Read More

Program boosts 2nd stage for rising minority firms

June 17, 2016
A new business growth program hosted by the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce is off and running. Read More

Radio station’s new brand, format play to urban market

Magic 94.1 intends to demonstrate the audience’s growing diversity.

June 17, 2016
Some say a city is only as diverse as its music scene. If so, Grand Rapids just took a solid step in becoming a more diverse and exciting place. Read More

Furniture maker settles trademark case

June 17, 2016
A furniture maker in the area has settled a trademark protection case with a retailer that it accused of unauthorized use. Read More

Office lighting maker rolls out re-branding at NeoCon

June 14, 2016
A maker of lighting products for the office environment is rolling out its re-branded identity at NeoCon — as part of its “sharpened focus” on task lighting and shift toward design-centric products. Read More