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Full Steam Ahead for State's Economy

A rebound in domestic auto sales, fewer taxes and regulations, and a right-to-work labor market are propelling continued growth in Michigan. But headwinds loom at the national level, including the rollout of Obamacare and a sharp run-up in disability payments.

2013 Michigan Franchise Report

The economic recession slowed the franchise industry, both in Michigan and across the nation, but the sector still added more jobs than any other business category since 2008. Now the industry is poised to make more progress.

Franchise Sit-Down Restaurants in Michigan 2013*

Ranked by Number of Units

The Best Practice

DBusiness honors six young lawyers nominated by our readers and their peers in our first-ever tribute.

A Winning Shot

Northern Michigan’s golf industry hopes for a repeat of play.

Back from the Brink

How the owner of three golf clubs in metro Detroit survived the 2008 global financial crisis by dropping stringent membership requirements, developing a unique hotel partnership, and introducing offerings to appeal to time-starved executives.

The Alliance Business

Why once-bitter rivals in the automotive industry are becoming the best of friends.

Gaining Momentum

Automotive dealerships in the region are driving increased sales of cars, trucks, and accessories, but no one can rest on their laurels.

DBusiness' Listing of Metro Detroit Dealerships

The Auto Dealership Consumer Guide offers detailed information on 220 individual dealers in the five-county region (data by Dominion Cross Sell).

The Tipping Point

Since 2011, a steady reorganization of Michigan's fiscal policies has buoyed business spending and growth, but political indecision in Washington threatens to bring the entire global economy to a screeching halt.

What Michigan Business Leaders Foresee for 2013

Innovation on Tap

Operating arguably the most advanced digital laboratory in metro Detroit, Microsoft gambles on the region’s prowess as a global technology hub.
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