Shopping centers, openings/closings, technology and innovation


Grandwich names top-10 sandwiches

July 26, 2016
The top-10 sandwiches from this year’s Grandwich competition have been selected by voters. Read More

Ranir acquires teeth-whitening brand

July 26, 2016
A global maker of oral care products has acquired a well-known teeth-whitening brand. Read More

Long-time restaurant closes

July 25, 2016
A local restaurant at a major retail intersection is closing after 25 years in business. Read More

Drug store chain plans next location

July 25, 2016
A drug store chain is planning to open a new location along a major retail corridor in town. Read More

With new cafés opening, does our coffee cup overfloweth?

Local owners say the West Michigan market could be just about bottomless.

July 22, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) With three of the city’s best-known coffee roasters each ready to open their second retail locations, differentiation is a focus. Read More

Skincare company brews beer-based soap

July 21, 2016
A local maker of skincare products is rolling out soap bars made with beer from a brewery in town. Read More

Peterbilt dealer opens next shop

July 21, 2016
A new Peterbilt parts and service shop has opened in the region. Read More

Indoor trampoline park enters market

July 20, 2016
A new trampoline park is bouncing into a 30,000-square-foot vacancy in town. Read More

Grove names head chef

July 20, 2016
A repeat winner of Grand Rapids Magazine’s Restaurant of the Year title has a new head chef. Read More

American bistro opens doors

July 19, 2016
A bistro serving “modern American cuisine” has opened in town. Read More