Retail

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ARTICLES

Brisk beef brisket business bemuses barbecue boys

New eatery’s ‘do it right’ philosophy results in fluctuating hours.

May 1, 2015
In the swirling late April snow, customers made their way through a line at Two Scotts Barbecue. Read More

‘A bit of a romantic idea’

Gray Skies Distillery fits into the past, future of Monroe North Business District.

May 1, 2015
Brandon Voorhees hopes when Grand Rapidians walk into local bars in a few years, a selection of Michigan-based cocktails will sit alongside the Michigan beer menus. Read More

Appliance maker rolls out five-door refrigerator

May 1, 2015
A refrigerator’s job is to keep foods fresh and organized, which is why an appliance maker is introducing a “first-of-its-kind” five-door refrigerator. Read More

LPGA tournament opens 5k

May 1, 2015
A golf tournament has opened up registration for its 5k run and walk. Read More

Bavarian pretzel shop moves into downtown

April 30, 2015
A Bavarian pretzel shop is expanding outside of Ohio to join the downtown community this summer. Read More

Grilled cheese franchise set for opening

April 28, 2015
A grilled cheese franchise is opening its first restaurant in the market this weekend. Read More

Long-standing novelty shop closes doors

April 24, 2015
The story of a novelty shop that started out in the '40s has come to the last chapter. Read More

Food manufacturer, retailer fight hunger

April 20, 2015
A West Michigan food maker and an international retail giant are going to battle against hunger. Read More

Developer builds $35M residential project downtown

April 17, 2015
A developer is about to break ground on a $35-million residential project downtown to support the city’s growing population of college students. Read More

Health center wins grant from CVS foundation

April 17, 2015
A nonprofit health center has won a grant from the foundation of CVS Health that it will use to serve under-insured patients in the community. Read More