Items Tagged with 'Amazon'


Recent state budget cuts leave college students scrambling

October 18, 2019
The budget dispute in Lansing has resulted in drastic cuts to an essential needs-based tuition grant program for Michigan students. Read More

Digital advertising surpassing traditional media

April 30, 2019
It’s finally about to happen. The amount spent on digital advertising will surpass that of traditional media outlets, such as television and print, in 2019, with a lot of those ad dollars being spent on two major platforms: Google and Facebook. Some might even say it’s a Google and Facebook world, and we just live in it. Read More

Region is 'right place' for growth

Economic developer surpasses its three-year goals early.

December 14, 2018
A year ahead of its three-year plan, The Right Place has met its goal for completed projects and exceeded goals for new payroll and capital investment. Read More

What lessons can Michigan learn from Amazon HQ2 search?

December 7, 2018
As we all now know, Amazon picked New York City and the northern Virginia inner-ring suburbs of Washington D.C. for its HQ2. Read More

BLM marks Michigan’s strengths, weaknesses

Economic Competitiveness Benchmarking Report shows state continues growth, but it’s slowing.

November 16, 2018
To be a “top ten” state, Michigan needs 36,000 more residents working, $10,000 more income per person and $12,500 more GDP per person. Read More

Kellogg running digital food drive on Amazon

November 1, 2018
Kellogg Company has launched a digital food drive that will run through Giving Tuesday. Read More

Ally driving toward $100M dream

Owners learn from mistakes of previous employer to create and grow their own logistics company.

September 21, 2018
Dan Manshaem and Jeff Chidester had a vision early on to build a $100-million company from scratch. Read More

Baker rethinks marketing approach

Christian bookstore attempts to draw more online shoppers to improved website.

August 24, 2018
One local bookstore is taking a page out of an online retailer’s playbook. Read More

Brothers make their mark on logistics industry with rapid growth

Warehousing and Fulfillment USA grew from 2,000-square-foot warehouse in 2012 to 50,000.

August 3, 2018
Amazon unveiled its plans to establish a new fulfillment center in Caledonia in May, but even with the arrival of the nationally recognized e-commerce giant to West Michigan, two brothers are carving out their own market demand in the warehousing and fulfillment business. Read More

Suburban economic growth creating additional regional business impacts

June 8, 2018
Business Journal reporting this week reflects several large investments in the suburban Grand Rapids markets, including major housing projects, while new project development declines in the downtown. Read More