Shopping centers, openings/closings, technology and innovation


Guild publishes annual beer magazine

May 22, 2015
Keeping track of the growing number of Michigan breweries is much easier this week. Read More

Nonprofits compete in Charity Challenge

May 22, 2015
Nine West Michigan nonprofits are competing in a Midwest charity competition produced by a furniture retailer. Read More

Retailer acquires specialty pharmacy

May 21, 2015
A retailer has acquired a Pittsburgh-based specialty pharmacy and health services company with several locations. Read More

Cider maker has room to grow

May 15, 2015
Paul Vander Heide sees a big, bright future for Vander Mill Cider. Read More

Something new brewing in coffee industry

It involves nitro brews, Central American farms and a Dirt-to-Dirt program.

May 15, 2015
Until late 2013, Direct Trade Coffee Club was a nomad. Read More

South Bend firm acquires 20 parcels

May 15, 2015
A 20-asset real estate portfolio in the Grand Rapids area, which includes four retail shopping centers and covers a total of about 270,000 square feet of land, now has a new owner. Read More

Ice cream brand partners on snack line

May 15, 2015
An ice cream favorite is now available in trail mix form, thanks to a partnership between a pair of food companies. Read More

Upscale Latin restaurant moves into downtown

May 14, 2015
The smells of Latin foods will soon be filling the air of a downtown space fondly remembered for its hot dogs. Read More

Brewery rolls out hard cider brand

May 13, 2015
A major Michigan brewery has started a hard cider brand that it is rolling out across the region and state. Read More

Frozen yogurt franchisee buys franchise

May 13, 2015
An international chain of frozen yogurt shops has been bought by a franchisee with a pair of locations in the region. Read More