- Sunday, November 24, 2013
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 ...
Banker looks at economy
Mitchell Stapley, chief investment officer for Fifth Third Bank, gave Grand Traverse region business leaders an in-depth look at the economy this week at the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Economic Outlook event.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 11/17/2013
Fiscal fitness; Small biz loans; Biz after hours. (Plus more)Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 11/17/2013
Nicholas Porritt of Traverse City joined Dennis Gartland and Niergarth as an associate.Continued ...
- Saturday, November 16, 2013
Fruit crop insurance deadline approaching
TRAVERSE CITY -- Fruit growers take notice: the deadline for applying for crop insurance is upon you. The United States Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency said Nov. 20 is the deadline for fruit growers to buy a new crop insurance poliContinued ...
Agriculture Forum: Reasons to choose a locally grown turkey
TRAVERSE CITY -- Thanksgiving is one of America's most anticipated holidays. There's a chill in the air, and people come together to celebrate around food, family, and community. So why not help support your regional "family" by choosing a local pastContinued ...
Futures File: Orange juice market shines, pork slides
TRAVERSE CITY -- Orange juice prices blasted upward in response to a recent United States Department of Agriculture report predicting Florida's orange crop this year would be the smallest since 1990. A combination of dry weather and a disease knownContinued ...
- Friday, November 15, 2013
Dems eye ending tax breaks
Democrats’ new mantra in budget talks is to close tax loopholes for certain businesses, investors and professionals as a way to raise more revenue to help ease autopilot spending cuts that soon are to become more painful.Continued ...