- Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Glenn Puit: Country towns can survive
There’s no future for you here. You’ve probably heard it all before if you grew up in a community where corn fields, white-tailed deer and freight trains are more common than people.Continued ...
AT&T turns on 4GE LTE network
AT&T spokesperson Teresa Mask said customers should see more reliable service and Internet connection since the company switched on its new 4G LTE system.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 04/02/2014
Michigan Wine Month; Business Breakfast Club; Startup Weekend Traverse City. (Plus more)Continued ...
Jason Tank: What is a safe spending rate for retirees?
Welcome to the Record-Eagle’s “Your Money” financial advice column.Continued ...
Program teaches business basics
Matt Lyon believes job recruiters pay special attention to his resume when they see his experience running a business.Continued ...
Tee See Tee prints regional references
Michiganders who want to boast they survived the polar vortex can display it proudly, but they had better hurry.Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 04/02/2014
Tim Hiller has been hired as an outside sales representative in Traverse City for building materials distributor Amerhart, based in Green Bay, Wis.Continued ...
- Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Stella spin-off called The Franklin
Owners of renowned restaurant Trattoria Stella said they've named their new restaurant at Front and Cass streets The Franklin.Continued ...
GM, safety agency face Congress over recalls
If GM knew it had a problem, why wasn’t something done to fix it? Congress will seek the answer to that question and others this week as it presses General Motors CEO Mary Barra and federal regulators about their handling of a safety defect in the Chevrolet Cobalt and other small cars.Continued ...
- Monday, March 31, 2014
GM recall: Many victims were young drivers
As the deaths are tallied from General Motors' delayed recall of compact cars, one thing is becoming clear: Of those killed, the majority were young.Continued ...
3 TC businesses among Michigan 50 Companies to Watch
Three Traverse City companies that sell products as varied as magazines, medical care and potato chips have one thing in common — they’re recognized among the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch.Continued ...
- Sunday, March 30, 2014
Minimum wage proposal concerns, quiets business owners
A minimum wage increase to $10.10 an hour wouldn't change Spaghetti Jim’s bottom line. Jim Abfalter, owner of the restaurant on South Airport Road, said he pays his employees well above the Michigan minimum wage of $7.40 an hour.Continued ...
TC's knowledge economy spawns creative work space
It was the “creative space” that drew Brad and Kirsten Matson together at the 2009 Traverse City Film Festival. These days, creating space for “creatives” is what the couple brings to the northern Michigan business community.Continued ...
Elixir opens on Union Street
Great tasting food also can be good for you. That’s Jena Hullman’s philosophy at her new Elixir Café and Restoratives at 517 S. Union St.Continued ...
SCORE: Retirement planning for business owners
Plan your work and work your plan. This familiar phrase is often applied to our place of work, where we implement and execute our business plan and which influences our top and bottom lines.Continued ...
- Saturday, March 29, 2014
Michigan's honey production up in 2013
Michigan honey production grew 12.4 percent in 2013, but those rosy numbers resulted from a tough 2012 season, said Nathon Lane of Sleeping Bear Farms.Continued ...
Ag Forum: Pure Michigan Business Connect an asset
Are you a farmer, agriculture entrepreneur, food hub manager, or value-added agricultural producer? Then Pure Michigan Business Connect may be able to help your business grow.Continued ...
Futures File: Market stops Yellin’ for gold
Janet Yellen, in her first meeting as Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve last week, indicated the Fed would continue to reduce stimulus and could be on track to start raising interest rates in the near future.Continued ...
- Friday, March 28, 2014
The Record: 03/28/2014
Assumed names filed in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
Building Permits: 03/28/2014
Building Permits issued in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
- Thursday, March 27, 2014
Chamber pursues portal
The Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce wants to make it easier for relocating businesses to find commercial property in the Grand Traverse region.Continued ...
Using video, GM CEO reaches out to customers
General Motors CEO Mary Barra is reaching out directly to customers, as GM tries to counter bad publicity from a recall of cars with a potentially deadly ignition switch defect.Continued ...
Nissan recalls more than 1M vehicles for air bags
Nissan is recalling just over 1 million cars, SUVs and vans because the front passenger air bags may not inflate in a crash.Continued ...
- Wednesday, March 26, 2014
For the Love of Cheese
A black sandwich board sits atop an Eighth Street snowbank with chalk art drawings of cheese, bread, and the words “Cheese Shop Open.”Continued ...
Opening bike shop saved health and heart
Bikes — riding and maintaining them — saved Bernie Fontichiaro’s life. Fontichiaro, 61, is not the kind of guy who struts his bike shorts around town.Continued ...