Shopping centers, openings/closings, technology and innovation


Hard cider maker distributes to retailers

May 24, 2017
Two hard ciders from a West Michigan company are now available at local retailers. Read More

Downtown retailer relocating

May 24, 2017
A downtown retailer is moving down the street to a larger storefront. Read More

Sushi restaurant plans second location

May 24, 2017
A sushi restaurant in the area is planning to open its second location. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide retains consumer engagement firm

May 24, 2017
Wolverine Worldwide has entered into a multi-year agreement with a consumer engagement firm that will provide the footwear and apparel maker with solutions related to consumer data and strategy. Read More

Footwear brand hires president

May 23, 2017
An executive with more than 25 years of global “brand-building experience,” mostly in the outdoor industry, is the new president of a footwear brand in the area. Read More

Fashion boutique opens doors

May 23, 2017
A long-time personal stylist has opened a boutique for women's fashion accessories in Grand Rapids. Read More

Brewery wins World Trader of the Year award

May 22, 2017
A local brewery has been recognized for its international efforts. Read More

Big-box retailer remodeling stores

May 22, 2017
Several superstores in the region are part of a retailer’s plan to remodel a group of locations in the state. Read More

Health system and retailer partner on mobile mammography unit

May 22, 2017
A local health system and retailer have partnered to offer breast cancer screenings at convenient locations throughout West Michigan. Read More

Franchise opportunities expand in city

Growing population and career options among reasons for interest in Grand Rapids market.

May 19, 2017
As the Grand Rapids population rises, so do the opportunities for residents to own a franchise. Read More