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Sandy's Ark

Sandy's Ark

ARK prepares businesses and organizations for emergency situations.

March / April 2014
Simon Says

Simon Says

With more fuel-efficient vehicles and fewer miles driven, how does Taylor-based Atlas Oil Co. propel a 25-percent growth rate year over year?

January / February 2014
Charge Master

Charge Master

Why do some hospitals in the same city or state charge thousands of dollars more for the same procedure?

November/December 2013
The Social Network

The Social Network

Our second annual Michigan Social Index, where 50 state-based companies primarily serving consumer markets are rated on their annual Web presence, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogs and forums.

September/October 2013

2013 Michigan Social Media Brand Index

September/October 2013
Pizza Power

Pizza Power

Little Caesars and Domino’s have a different mission.

September/October 2013
Mortgage Mecca

Mortgage Mecca

Detroit has long been the center of the automotive world, but it’s also a major mortgage hub generating billions of dollars in loan activity.

July / August 2013
Time in Detroit

Time in Detroit

Can a startup in Detroit that assembles and sells watches, bicycles, leather goods, and journals compete against low-cost manufacturers in Asia?

May / June 2013
Match Play

Match Play

Detroit’s three casinos are tapping new technology and facility upgrades to offset competition, but the advent of online gaming will change the playing field.

March / April 2013
Motown and Showtown

Motown and Showtown

For more than a century, a reciprocating relationship in the automotive and entertainment industries has benefited Detroit and Los Angeles.

January / February 2013

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