- Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Men's Wearhouse makes $1.54B bid for Jos. A. Bank
Men’s Wearhouse is turning the tables on its recent pursuer, offering to buy Jos. A. Bank for approximately $1.54 billion.Continued ...
- Tuesday, November 26, 2013
TC man takes over boat shows
Paul Jacobs developed his love of the water in Traverse City. His fondness for water bodies like Grand Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan translated into an interesting new business venture for the retired Traverse City Area Public Schools teacher.Continued ...
Wal-Mart CEO leaving; McMillon is successor
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is ushering in a changing of the guard as the world’s largest retailer confronts slower growth and challenges to its reputation.Continued ...
Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire
The images are startling. Billowing black clouds darken the daytime sky as wind-driven grit pelts homes and cars and forces bewildered residents to take cover.Continued ...
Ford unveils its new float
Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. has unveiled the automaker’s float a few days before it hits the road for Detroit’s Thanksgiving Day parade.Continued ...
- Sunday, November 24, 2013
Center set for upgrades
The new owner of the Cherryland Center in Garfield Township wants to attract more businesses to the property with exterior upgrades and an improved parking lot.Continued ...
Kalkaska Memorial constructing 'Green Houses'
Kalkaska Memorial Health Center is pursuing a $4.5 million project for long-term seniors’ care on hospital grounds in what’s considered a pioneering approach to nursing home care in northern Michigan.Continued ...
Doug Luciani: Chamber launches membership recruitment
Aristotle is credited with the well-known observation about the whole being greater than the sum of its parts. It’s a concept that’s been applied for centuries across a wide range of sciences.Continued ...
Start-up business outside the box
Most aspiring entrepreneurs turn to financial institutions for help in starting their business, and incur debt that over the long haul can make or break a small business.Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 11/24/2013
Traverse City native Jerome Schwind has been named executive vice president and chief operations officer for Isabella Bank in Mt. Pleasant.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 11/24/2013
Dental society donates to clinic; Health plan answers; Share and learn. (Plus more)Continued ...
Cargazing: Traverse has substantial feel
If I’m buying a crossover vehicle with three rows of seats, there’s one question at the top of my mind: Will I feel safe putting my family in this car?Continued ...
- Saturday, November 23, 2013
Apple crop sets records
The Michigan apply industry set new shipment records in October, and that’s no surprise to northern Michigan apple farmers.Continued ...
Ag Forum: Pick perfect Christmas tree, then care for it
As the snow begins to fall and Thanksgiving plans are made, many residents of northern Michigan will soon carry out the tradition of selecting a Christmas tree.Continued ...
Futures File: Thanksgiving will cost a little less
Americans have a lot to be thankful for, and this year’s bountiful fall harvest is among them.Continued ...
- Friday, November 22, 2013
Gov't wants to finish GM stock sales by end of year
The U.S. government expects to sell the last of its stake in General Motors by the end of the year, bringing an end to a sad chapter in the 105-year-old auto giant’s history.Continued ...
Building Permits: 11/22/2013
Building permits issued in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
The Record: 11/22/2013
Assumed names filed in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
Experts: HealthCare.gov fix needs more time, money
Technology experts say healing what ails the Healthcare.gov website will be a tougher task than the Obama administration acknowledges.Continued ...
- Thursday, November 21, 2013
Manufacturing jobs up
Newly released statistics affirm what many northern Michigan business leaders already know: Manufacturing is witnessing a strong comeback.Continued ...
Hydrogen cars could be headed to showroom near you
Cars that run on hydrogen and exhaust only water vapor are emerging to challenge electric vehicles as the world's transportation of the future.Continued ...
GM re-enters small-pickup market with outdoorsy Colorado
GM has reimagined its small pickup truck to cater to outdoorsy folks who haul smelly wet dogs and kayaks.Continued ...
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
New shoe store opens in Traverse City
TRAVERSE CITY -- Denise Leeds opened her shoe store, LOLA'S, on Front Street with the goal of offering cool shoes that everyday people can afford. "My goal was fashionable, trendy and reasonably priced shoes, plus handbags, accessories, pillows," LeContinued ...
- Sunday, November 17, 2013
Manufacturing makes a comeback
What a difference a few years makes for Michigan manufacturers. These days the economic climate in Michigan is far different, said Mitchell Stapley, chief investment officer at Fifth Third Bank.Continued ...
Harley Luplow: New technology, fuel and 'old way'
“Alternative View of Change” is the subtitle of the acclaimed television series Connections.Continued ...