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Ann Arbor's PawnGuru, an online marketplace connecting pawn shops and consumers, yesterday announced the close of a $2.5 million series a financing round. The company intends to expand into international markets and add more network of shops within the U.S.
Midland's DowDuPont yesterday announced the corporate brand names that each of its divisions plans to assume once they are separated as independent companies. Many product names will remain unchanged.
Blink Fitness and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green have announced a franchise development deal to bring at least 20 gyms to Michigan and Illinois. This is Green's first investment in the company. He is a two-time NBA champion from Saginaw.
The Detroit Regional Chamber's 2018 Detroit Policy Conference, to be held March 1 at the MotorCity Casino Hotel, will offer insight on the need for civility in public discourse, communities, and the workplace.
Health Alliance Plan (HAP), a Detroit-based nonprofit health plan, announced Friday it will move its Southfield operations to Troy. The company will begin relocating employees later this year.
United Wholesale Mortgage, a division of Troy's United Shore Financial Services, was named the No. 1 wholesale mortgage lender for residential loans in the U.S. for 2017, according to Inside Mortgage Finance, a trade publication.
Japan-based Denso Corp., which operates its North American headquarters in Southfield, has announced an investment in Dellfer, a California-based IoT (Internet of Things) and automotive cybersecurity startup.
California's AutoPacific, an automotive consulting firm, forecasted 16.9 million light vehicles will be sold in the U.S. in 2018. This is down approximately 300,000 units from 2017 sales. AutoPacific officially announced its forecast today.
Shinola in Detroit today announced the departure of Jacques Panis as president. He has been with the company since it started in 2011. Shannon Washburn, current vice president of watch development, will be the next president.
2018 Business Leaders Outlook Survey Shows Midwest And Manufacturing Industry Expect To Benefit From...
Almost 1,700 companies across the nation completed the 2018 Business Leaders Outlook survey from JPMorgan Chase & Co., with most expressing optimism for the economy. In the Midwest, 71 percent of executives said they expect to benefit from the federal tax overhaul, which was signed into law on Dec. 22, 11 days before the survey began. The law slashed the corporate tax rate to 21 percent.