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Dealership lighting suppliers merge

February 9, 2016
A Texas-based supplier of lighting products to car dealerships has merged with the automotive lighting division of a local company. Read More

Restaurant company raises $109K for children’s hospital

February 9, 2016
A group of fast-food restaurants in the region have raised $109,375 for a local children’s hospital. Read More

'The Cheese Lady' sells original store

February 8, 2016
“The Cheese Lady” is passing on her beret. Read More

Ride-booking app delivers paczkis

February 8, 2016
A Polish favorite will be available at the tap of a button on Tuesday. Read More

The anatomy of a really sweet business deal

Spoonlickers looks to grow, diversify with investment.

February 5, 2016
David Darling doesn’t want Spoonlickers to be known as a frozen yogurt place. Read More

GRCC joins national affordable textbook program

February 5, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids Community College has joined a growing list of schools that are providing free, professional-quality textbooks to students to improve access to higher educational learning. Read More

Passion for fashion benefits human trafficking causes

February 5, 2016
The local and worldwide fight to end human trafficking has found new allies in two West Michigan women entrepreneurs. Read More

Brewery opens out-of-state distribution

February 5, 2016
A growing brewery in the area is gearing up to ship its beer outside of Michigan for the first time. Read More

Grocery store chain schedules opening

February 4, 2016
A grocer has marked when it plans to open its first store in the region. Read More

West Michigan ranks among best at RateBeer

February 4, 2016
Readers of an international website dedicated to rating beer think highly of the West Michigan beer industry. Read More