Retail

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Entrepreneur dials into wireless franchise

October 31, 2014
At 24, Molly Martin’s career is rising almost as fast as the wireless network her business sells. Read More

Metal franchise cuts into market

October 30, 2014
An international metal-supply franchise is settling into the market and hoping to fill retail and B2B gaps in the region’s metal industry. Read More

'Michigan-fare' restaurant reserves space at Arena Place

October 29, 2014
The developer of the $28-million Arena Place downtown has shared more details on the restaurant that will occupy the development’s ground floor. Read More

LPGA tournament sets next tee time

October 28, 2014
The LPGA has decided it’s returning to West Michigan next year. Read More

Trampoline park takes next leap

October 24, 2014
An international franchise of trampoline centers is expanding in the region. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide appoints woman to board

October 24, 2014
The latest member of Wolverine Worldwide's board of directors is a senior executive at a Fortune 500 software maker. Read More

Developers target Grand Rapids' 'next great neighborhood'

October 22, 2014
The historic Creston neighborhood in northeast Grand Rapids is set to see three projects under development that will create new apartments, a rooftop bar and retail space — which city officials believe will help transform the area. Read More

Footwear division opens pop-up store

October 22, 2014
A footwear division from the area has opened its first North American pop-up store. Read More

Barbecue restaurant signs with Downtown Market

October 21, 2014
A nationally recognized barbecue joint in Detroit is expanding into downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Taphouse names 'all-women' leadership team

October 21, 2014
A strong female presence will run a new beer-focused restaurant in Grand Rapids. Read More