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Perfect Storm – Retail is Changing, and Fast

For the past two decades, the retail industry has undergone a metamorphosis as consumer spending habits have shifted with the growth of online shopping, the decline of department stores and suburban malls, and the...

30 in Their Thirties 2022

The 2022 class of 30 in Their Thirties  oversees operations on multiple fronts, from building residential, commercial, and industrial developments to running major medical facilities to selling luxury cars. Join DBusiness magazine in honoring...
student working on miniature models to be raced.

Career Boost

With a shortage of workers in the science, technology, engineering, and math fields, the Southfield-based nonprofit Square One Network is finding success by providing hands-on opportunities for students to consider a post-high school STEM...
Helping Hands - Brittany Cycholl of Franklin has been working at home while her husband, Danny, is a stay-at-home dad for their son, Gus. //. Courtesy of Brittany Cycholl

Lost Gains

While the COVID-19 pandemic may have forever altered how organizations conduct business, it also has undercut many of the advances women have made in recent years in reaching the C-Suite, sitting on powerful boards,...
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2021 Powered by Women

The 2021 class of powered by women, selected from reader nominations, navigated the worst pandemic in more than 100 years, economic uncertainty, and employee anxiety. Today, with Covid-19 on the wane, they’re helping to lead...

2021 Powered By Women – Denise Brooks-Williams

For Denise Brooks-Williams and other hospital executives throughout the world, the most serious health crisis in 100 years created unprecedented challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic exposed disparities and the fragility of health care systems...

2021 Powered by Women – Olivia Jackson

Before graduating from William and Mary in 1998 with degrees in international relations and economics, Olivia Jackson had dreamed of becoming a diplomat or a lawyer. The Virginia native’s plans changed after attending a career...
Grand Entry - A popular city in Michigan, Grand Rapids consistently draws new residents year after year, but a growth rate of less than 1 percent in recent years leaves room for improvement.

Trouble Ahead

When the U.S. Census Bureau recently released its annual population estimate for Michigan, it revealed an alarming trend. Between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020, the state lost 18,240 residents — the first...

The Business of College Athletics

College sports are multimillion-dollar operations. How do athletic directors Mark Hollis of MSU and David Brandon of U-M take on the demands of their jobs, and what's next for them and their programs?

Fixing The Foreclosure Crisis

Although residential mortgage foreclosures have wreaked havoc on many communities in metro Detroit and Michigan, efforts to stem the damage and boost property values are under way. But do the relief programs go far enough?

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