The Detroit Wine Organization, in partnership with other industry leaders, held the 2010 Michigan Wine Expo at Rock Financial Showplace in Novi.
Kelly Sweeney likes to call it the mouse that ate the elephant. Rarely does a company acquire a competitor nearly two-thirds its size.
Returning to the gourmet-market business their father and uncle pioneered in Detroit more than 35 years ago, Peter and Michael Solaka are out to build a loyal following.
Michigan’s next governor will face extraordinary — and unprecedented — challenges.
When adversity strikes, a Sterling Heights firm uses stress-management techniques to soothe anxiety and mitigate tension.
When the insurance industry decided not to reimburse for body-scan imaging, some facilities closed while others survived by overhauling their business models.
A new global wine distribution system developed in northern Michigan promises to increase retailer profit margins, expand selections, and reduce consumer prices.
Detroit’s inventive spirit gave birth to the global automotive industry more than a century ago. Since then, thousands of other successful businesses have been created, many of them dominant players in their respective sectors.
Seeking to create a new business model to offset a steady drop in state support while holding the line on annual tuition increases, Wayne State University’s emerging science and technology park, TechTown, has attracted or helped create more than 120 growth-minded companies. And more high-tech businesses are on the way.
Anyone looking for a sign that the state’s moribund economy is perking up should check with golf and ski re-sorts in northern Michigan, which are investing millions of dollars in additions, renovations, and new amenities.
When health-care exec Jim Binson’s art collection started overtaking his company headquarters, he took matters into his own hands and conjured up an authentic homemade remedy.
From a radio studio in Detroit’s midtown, WXYZ mass-produced some of the nation’s most thrilling adventures during the 1930s. Famous series like The Lone Ranger and The Green Hornet were among the creative team’s enduring contributions to American pop culture.
In 1985, Dan Gilbert invested $5,000 he earned delivering pizzas and created what’s now the nation’s largest online mortgage company. Along the way, he’s invested in more than 20 other companies, including majority ownership of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. So what’s he doing for an encore?
TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. today unveiled innovative side impact solutions that help adapt occupant protection to the variables of a crash including occupant size and crash severity.
S3 Ent. Group Partners With Detroit Regional Chamber To Help Michigan Businesses Supply Film Industry
The Detroit Regional Chamber is pleased to present a film industry panel discussion for Michigan businesses on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Uptown Palladium 12 Theatre in Birmingham, Mich.
Starting with 53 IT Professionals to Service First Customer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
BDO Consulting, a division of BDO Seidman, LLP has signed an agreement with Amherst Partners, LLC to co-market and co-execute on automotive restructuring opportunities.
Jeffrey Allan McQueen, founder and president of www.USRevolution2.com in Rochester, is riding high.
A year after enduring its worst labor market in history, the Oakland County economy will stem the tide of job losses this year before adding jobs in 2011, say University of Michigan economists.
BorgWarner BERU Systems Expects Growth for Electric Cabin Heaters
Hantz Group Assets Under Management Exceed $2 Billion Strong Commitment To Expand and Strengthen Hometown Services
Research in mice, cells suggests possible prevention, treatment strategy.
Forecast Indicates MI Economy Will Bottom Out in 2011, Continue to Lag US Economy and See Only Modest Hiring Gains
DETROIT, May 5 /PRNewswire/ — General Motors today announced that Joel Ewanick has been appointed vice president, U.S. Marketing, effective May 24. Ewanick, 49, will report to Mark Reuss, president, GM North America. “Joel is highly regarded in industry and marketing circles and his track record speaks for itself,” said Reuss. “We are very pleased […]
Several facilities consolidate in supply chain shift; production realigns to support market needs; changes scheduled over three-year period.
Stryker’s Communications business unit and Intuitive Surgical to promote Integrated Robotic Operating Suites
More than 30 years after its inception, the Concours d’Elegance of America at Meadow Brook continues to bring automotive history, heritage, and prestige to the Detroit area.
Students at the University of Michigan have defined their vision for the future of in-car connectivity – a future that includes applications combining social networks, GPS location awareness, and real-time vehicle data in ways that help drivers get where they want to go efficiently, while having fun along the way.
The 46th annual Bal African fundraiser was held at the Detroit Institute of Arts on April 10. The event, which supports the DIA’s African and African American art collections, helped kick off the DIA’s latest exhibit, Through African Eyes.
On April 29, Saks Fifth Avenue at the Somerset Collection in Troy held a brunch and fashion show featuring the fall 2010 collection by designer Naeem Khan. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Francee and Benson Ford Jr. Breast Care & Wellness Center at Henry Ford Hospital West Bloomfield.
The Detroit Lions, paired with business leaders and celebrities, helped raise $75,000 for organizations affiliated with the Detroit Lions Charities.
DETROIT, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Surgeons who perform procedures to remove head and neck cancers often work for six to eight hours on what is typically major, invasive surgery, which many times comes with facial disfigurement and debilitating side effects for the patient. Ho-Sheng Lin, M.D., F.A.C.S., leader of the Head and Neck Oncology Multidisciplinary […]
Inaugural Walter P. Chrysler Legacy Gala to Honor Lee Iacocca, Jay Leno, Richard Petty and Virgil Exner
Walter P. Chrysler Museum Foundation to Launch Multi-Million Dollar Fundraising Campaign at the Legacy Gala.
Firm expands coverage and improves client reach in international market.
WARREN, Mich., May 12 /PRNewswire/ — More than half of the 1,300 patents filed by General Motors Co. in 2009 are green innovations, proof of the rapid development of groundbreaking technology by GM researchers and engineers. “The move toward electrification is requiring us to reinvent the DNA of the automobile, requiring massive amounts of innovation,” […]
Patterson kicks off OakGreen Challenge And Announces Green Summit Award Recipients
PLYMOUTH, Mich. – Hella, a global supplier of electronics and lighting, is bringing its state-of-the-art LED lighting technology to energy-efficient and low-maintenance street lighting. With 35 million street lights already installed in the U.S. alone, Hella’s Eco StreetLine LED street lights are aimed at a strong multi-billion dollar annual market. Hella’s first lighting fixtures consist […]
Comforting Hands Companion Care born out of need and desire to help others.
Connected Vehicle session offers government and industry speakers.
The Gold Medal was awarded to Dennis M. King, FAIA ; the Hastings Award to Ralph W. Moxley, AIA; the president’s award to Glen S. LeRoy, FAIA; two young architect awards, Cory L. Lavigne, AIA, and Slobodan Varga, AIA; Two honorary affiliates were named, Randall K. Metz, FASLA and Josie Barnes Parker. Three architects will be elected to the AIA College of Fellows; Michael C. Corby, FAIA; C. Richard Hall, FAIA and Benedetto Tiseo, FAIA. The Legislator of the Year is Representative Barb Byrum of the 67th District. The Firm of the Year is Quinn Evans Architects in Ann Arbor.
The Michigan Lodging & Tourism Association awards Jordan with 2010 top honor.
Detroit MI, May 11th, 2010 – EyesOn Design and the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology (DIO) will host its 23rd EyesOn Design event on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 20, 2010 at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan. This year’s theme is “The Evolution of an Automobile Design”. The annual event is […]
New features coming for Chevrolet Volt Mobile App
Research Reveals Dramatic Influence of Dealerships on Automotive Brand Building and Vehicle Purchase
ROCHESTER, Mich., May 17 /PRNewswire/ — Foresight Research, a Rochester, Michigan based market research firm specializing in automotive research, has spent more than five years compiling data for its proprietary “2010: Automotive Marketing Return On Investment” study. As part of that study, a detailed examination of the influence of automotive dealerships on the brand and […]
Experts' Message to Business, Community, Education and Elected Leaders: Time to Build a New Michigan
Leadership Summit brings focus to Michigan’s fiscal challenges and reform successes happening elsewhere in the country as states and regions move forward in a new economy.
Innovative radiation techniques reduce swallowing problems for head and neck cancer patients, improve quality of life
American Gaming Association issues report that proves commercial casinos remain an economic asset during touch times.
Benefiting Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and OCC Culinary Studies Institute.
The Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield Township bestowed its 2010 Boneh Kehillah awards to business titans Roger Penske and Eugene Applebaum
Edwards Honors Anne Doyle, Venus and Serena Williams and Hosts ESPN’s Lisa Salters and US Gold Medalist, Dominique Dawes
Urge Passage as Part of Motor Vehicle Safety Act.
A fundraiser and fashion show was held at the Aston Martin of Troy dealership.
On May 10, Andiamo in Novi hosted a winemaker’s luncheon.
Taubman Centers and Queen Emma Land Company Sign Development Agreement for International Market Place in Waikiki
DETROIT and SHANGHAI, May 24 /PRNewswire/ — General Motors today announced that Susan E. Docherty has been appointed GM vice president, International Operational Sales, Marketing and Aftersales, effective June 1. Docherty, 47, will report to Tim Lee, president, GM International Operations (GMIO). “Growth in China and other emerging markets is important to the company’s future,” […]
Borders Raises $25 Million Through Equity Financing to Support Key Financial and Strategic Initiatives
Retardant Material for Transportation and Other Industries. Company is developing commercialization plans for new flame-retardant resin
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — A team led by General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) that includes Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) , Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) and MTU Detroit Diesel today submitted its proposal for the Technology Development (TD) phase of the U.S. Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) program. “The General Dynamics team’s design is grounded in a focus […]
McGraw Wentworth Survey Shows Gains In Consumer Driven Health Plans, Cost-Shifting, Emphasis On Wellness
Survey of mid-sized SE Michigan employers shows that for the first time health benefits are on par with national trends as traditionally rich benefit offerings go by the wayside.
The Motor City could be the North American hub for wind energy. At least, that’s the goal of a new partnership between a pair of design, engineering, and testing companies in metro Detroit.
DETROIT, May 25 /PRNewswire/ — Bizdom U, the Detroit entrepreneurship accelerator, today announced it is seeking up to 20 entrepreneurs to join its Fall 2010 session. The application deadline is June 11, 2010. Developed by Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner, Dan Gilbert, Bizdom U is a nonprofit organization dedicated to launching innovative, growth-oriented […]
US Farathane Headquarters Groundbreaking and Rebirth of Oakland Technology Park Affirm Auburn Hills’ Business Appeal
General Development’s Purchase of former Chrysler Land Reignites Prime Business Parcel; More Companies to Say Yes to Auburn Hills’ Welcoming Corporate Environment
Award Banquet: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 6 p.m.-9 p.m. MotorCity Casino Hotel Soundboard Theatre, Detroit.
Mercedes-Benz Financial Expands Mobile Strategy to the Showroom Floor by Equipping Dealers with the Apple iPad(TM)
Company among first to adapt consumer iPad for business use.
Perrigo Company (NASDAQ: PRGO) today announced that it has acquired rights to Novel Laboratories’ pending ANDA for HalfLytely® and Bisacodyl Tablets Bowel Prep Kit
Accounting CS(TM) redefines workflow and client/accountant collaboration.
Numerous luminaries including U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, A. Alfred Taubman, and Edsel B. Ford, broke ground for the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit.
The annual dinner for Beyond Basics, a nonprofit organization that pairs certified tutors with students in four Detroit Public Schools who have fallen behind in reading and writing.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Anti-Fraud Efforts Recoup and Save More Than $277 Million Since Inception
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s health care fraud investigation unit, the oldest and most successful health plan operation of its kind in the U.S., saved or recovered nearly $277 million since it first began operation nearly 30 years ago, including $15 million in savings in 2009.
Country music star Toby Keith held a grand opening celebration for his I Love This Bar and Grill at Great Lakes Crossing in Auburn Hills.
Global Renaissance Entertainment Group Inc. (GREG) will build its movie studios in the Detroit area, CEO Arthur Wylie announced.
The Macomb-Oakland Hospital Taste Fest was held May 26 at the Polish Century Club in Warren.
Following a multi-million-dollar renovation, which includes the new Toasted Oak Grill & Market, the new Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi Hotel held a grand opening gala.
Consumers Energy, Principal Subsidiary of CMS Energy, Announces It Is Deferring Development of Clean Coal Plant in Michigan
Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy, announced today that it is deferring the development of the 830-megawatt clean coal power plant that it planned to have in operation in 2017.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association held its 2010 Black and Blue Ball at the MGM Grand Detroit on May 15.
Award of Business Launches Growth and Expansion to the Agency
Americans Show More Confidence in Their Ability to Access and Pay for Healthcare, According to Thomson Reuters Index
Americans’ confidence in their ability to access and pay for healthcare bounced back in April after dipping in February and March, according to a new consumer sentiment index from Thomson Reuters.
Mercedes-Benz Cars anticipates higher EBIT in the second quarter of 2010 than in the first – Chairman of Daimler’s Board of Management Dr. Dieter Zetsche: “China is increasingly becoming the center of gravity of the automotive industry and has recently become Mercedes-Benz Cars’ third-largest sales market.”
Gratification is brought on by discipline and hard work.
18 ORGANIZATIONS RECEIVED CHECKS SUNDAY DURING PREGAME CEREMONY
Partnership provides tuition discount for Genisys employees and members
Blair Person is 23-year veteran of firm
It’s a 10 Inc. launched an unbeatable hair care line.
Author and business consultant Bill Capodagli says companies and individuals can boost their results by adhering to a memorable story line, whether for a new product launch, business startup, or customer service campaign. In his new book, “Innovate The Pixar Way: Business Lessons from the World’s Most Creative Corporate Playground,” which he co-wrote with Lynn Jackson, Capodagli talks about what companies can learn from Pixar.
Poll Shapes Discussion, Business Agenda at Mackinac Policy Conference
One Reverse Mortgage Introduces Award-winning Actor and Author Henry Winkler as Company Spokesperson
Company is part of Dan Gilbert’s Rock Holdings Inc.
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After recently breaking ground on the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Keith addressed the reasons for the Center and what future visitors can expect to see when the facility opens in 2011.
Joe Vicari, CEO of Andiamo Restaurants, and his team wrote, produced, and directed “Don’t Be Cruel: The Life and Times of the King,” a live theatrical retrospective of the remarkable career of Elvis Presley. The show at Andiano Novi Theatre, which stars Max Pellicano as The King, offers a lesson in converging dining and entertainment to drive new business.
Five-year anniversary coincides with naming right opportunity
Concours d’Elegance to be held July 25
Student-Led Venture Fund Participates in $8 Million Series A Round of Financing led by Co-Investor Arboretum Ventures
Goal to Renew Detroit Regional Chamber Focus on Manufacturing
Move helps Automaker Exploit Technology
AutoTrader.com Cross-Shopping Data Shows Majority of New Mercury Buyers May Gravitate to Ford if Mercury Brand is Shut Down
Chevy, Hyundai, and Honda are Next in Line
By not Taking a Bailout, Ford Benefits the Most
Three Unique Events in June.
BAS Technologies and American Labor Solutions, two customized, staffing solutions firms previously based in Novi, Mich., have merged to form Impact Management Services (Impact), to better demonstrate the enduring and positive effect that the company’s unique approach to human resource initiatives has on a client’s business.
New study supports a move from gene to genome-based studies