- Wednesday, February 5, 2014
'Starting a Business' workshop offered
A new workshop is available for individuals considering self-employment or starting a new business.Continued ...
Credit union tenders scholarships
A northern Michigan credit union is offering a scholarship program available to students in the Grand Traverse region.Continued ...
- Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Efficiency competition launched
TRAVERSE CITY -- A new competition aimed at cutting kilowatt consumption means Northern Michigan businesses have more than just bottom-line incentives to pursue energy efficiency in commercial buildings. The West Michigan Battle of the Buildings compContinued ...
- Sunday, February 2, 2014
Old Mission Multigrain opens bakery in TC
Peter and Pearl Brown never saw the storm coming in 2008. Back then, Peter Brown ran a successful staffing recruitment company that placed engineers on capital projects nationwide.Continued ...
New life for Lear
A growing company’s move to Garfield Township is breathing new life into a long-dormant commercial property, and sparked optimism about future development near LaFranier and South Airport roads.Continued ...
Kevin Schlueter: Chamber celebration well worth the effort
It was almost a year ago when our company, Kalkaska Screw Products, was nominated for the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Celebration.Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 02/02/2014
Matthew Hanley, of Traverse City, joined the Traverse City law firm of Dingeman & Dancer.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 02/02/2014
Online workshop; Sage 100 ERP user support group; and more.Continued ...
- Saturday, February 1, 2014
Futures File: Natural gas on wild rise
TRAVERSE CITY -- In the past two weeks, natural gas prices moved higher by nearly $1.30 per million British thermal units, the wildest move since 2009. The market rallied to a four-year high as blisteringly cold temperatures caused Americans to turnContinued ...
Agriculture Forum: Brutal winter's impact on agriculture
TRAVERSE CITY -- Snow and cold. It's definitely one of the snowiest and coldest winters of the 24 years I've lived in the area. And, even though it will be a long time before the snow melts and spring gets underway, there's already a discussion goinContinued ...
Vintner conference coming to TC area
TRAVERSE CITY -- A statewide conference for the grape and wine industry is scheduled for late February at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. The Michigan Grape & Wine Conference will take place Feb. 26 to 28. This year is the first time the conferencContinued ...
10 ads to watch out for
NEW YORK (AP) -- Actress Scarlett Johansson gives SodaStream some sex appeal in a controversial spot, Kia revives actor Laurence Fishburne's "Matrix" character Morpheus in its commercial. And cute puppies and kids abound in ads for Cheerios to AnheusContinued ...
- Friday, January 31, 2014
The Record: 01/31/2014
Assumed names filed in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
Economy grew in Q4
The U.S. economy grew at a 3.2 percent annual rate in the October-December quarter on the strength of the strongest consumer spending in three years, an encouraging sign for 2014.Continued ...
Toyota tells dealers to stop selling 6 models
Toyota has told North American dealers to stop selling six popular models with heated seats because the fabric doesn’t comply with U.S. safety codes and potentially could catch fire.Continued ...
Detroit economic growth chief Jackson to step down
The president of an organization that focuses on drawing and keeping businesses in Detroit is stepping down to start his own consulting firm, the agency announced Thursday.Continued ...
- Thursday, January 30, 2014
Farm Bill passage welcomed
The Grand Traverse region’s representative for the Michigan Farm Bureau said the Farm Bill’s passage through the U.S. House of Representatives is great news for area farmers.Continued ...
Group aims to improve food at Pennsylvania corner stores
From the outside, Carmen Medina’s convenience store appears to be an oasis in the food desert of gritty north Philadelphia, from its bright yellow-and-white striped awnings to the fake palm tree sculptures on the sidewalk.Continued ...
Lawsuit settled over S.C. potato farm
A South Carolina environmental group and a Michigan-based potato farm have agreed to settle a lawsuit over the potential withdrawal of billions of gallons of water from the Edisto River.Continued ...
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to be company's new name
Chrysler and Fiat will be known as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV as they move forward as a single company.Continued ...
- Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Wybenga appointed to state board
TBA Credit Union’s chief financial officer has been appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to the Michigan Board of Real Estate Appraisers.Continued ...
Pressure for Apple to expand its horizons
Apple reshaped technology and society when Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone seven years ago. Now, the trend-setting company is losing ground to rivals that offer what Apple has stubbornly refused to make: smartphones with lower prices and larger screens than the iPhone.Continued ...
Ford 4Q profit beats forecasts
Ford Motor Co. enjoyed one of the best years in its history in 2013, but the celebration won’t last long.Continued ...
- Sunday, January 26, 2014
Mechanics of growing job market
Marcel Rousseau wanted a new career field with solid job growth potential after he spent nine years in the U.S. Coast Guard.Continued ...
Local timberman featured in national ad campaign
A northern Michigan logger who regularly labors in the woodlands of Grand Traverse and Benzie counties is featured in Busch Beer’s new national advertising campaign.Continued ...