ROCKFORD — Wolverine Worldwide (NYSE: WWW) announced today that it, along with Blum Capital Partners and Golden Gate Capital, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Collective Brands, Inc. As […]
AUBURN HILLS — The all-new 2013 Dodge Dart will soon begin to arrive at Dodge dealers across the country and the Dodge brand is announcing its compact car entry to […]
DEARBORN — U.S. sales of some of Ford Motor Co.’s (NYSE: F) most fuel-efficient vehicles grew again in April, with the Ford Fusion and Edge setting all-time April records, Explorer […]
NOVI — Marlee’s by Tapper’s opened its first retail store on Tuesday at Twelve Oaks Mall. Marlee’s is a new concept in jewelry and accessories, with a focus on creating […]
Most Successful Annual Dinner in Karmanos Cancer Institute’s History.
New chamber continues statewide expansion effort by Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce.
For the third year running, Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan, in partnership with DBusiness magazine and News/Talk 760 WJR, selected five executives in metro Detroit who have driven their respective […]
DETROIT — Charles Becker has been elected as board chair of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Tim Monahan has been elected as board chair of the Barbara Ann […]
AUBURN HILLS —Whether attending the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, watching the event on TV or following it via print or digital and social media, Thoroughbred […]
JACKSON — Great Lakes Caring Chief Executive Officer William Deary announced the company will be adding more than 300 home health and hospice care positions this year — 225 in […]
Larger building to expand health care services in southwest Detroit.
TROY — Dickinson Wright PLLC added attorneys Ari M. Charlip and Amy Sabbota Gottlieb to the firm’s Troy office. Charlip will practice in the areas of bank and real estate […]
DETROIT — Dykema announced Thursday that its Chairman and CEO, Peter M. Kellett, has been named to the board of trustees of New Detroit, a coalition of leaders from Detroit’s […]
WEST BLOOMFIELD — PRIME29 Steakhouse of West Bloomfield is set to open in late May at the corner of Maple and Orchard Lake roads. The restaurant will offer steaks, seafood, […]
MINNEAPOLIS – Granite City Food & Brewery (NASDAQ: GCFB) on Tuesday opened its first location in Michigan at West Big Beaver near I-75 in Troy. The new restaurant and brewery […]
LIVONIA — TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) is applying its many years of experience in the motor pump unit technology arena to the global transmission market including fuel efficient […]
JACKSON — Michigan Manufacturer Association this week presented six manufacturers in Michigan the John G. Thodis Award. This year, award recipients were Chrysler Group LLC, Amigo Mobility International, Automatic Spring […]
BRIGHTON — Gov. Rick Snyder joined McDonald’s owner / operators on Thursday to launch From Michigan For Michigan, a statewide initiative to raise awareness of locally sourced food, and the […]
DETROIT — Wayne State University College of Engineering students are solving complex problems — and uncovering potential cost savings — for automotive and health-care industry giants. As part of their […]
SOUTHFIELD — Southfield-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C. announced today that Richard Zussman and Brian Raznick have been elected to the Firm’s Board of Directors. Jaffe CEO Bill Sider […]
ROCHESTER — The Crittenton Foundation is having their annual 33rd Golf, Tennis & Fun Walk celebrating surrounding communities’ continued philanthropic support. This event will be held June 18 at Great […]
New York, NY — Roasting Plant, a New York-based company that provides a personalized experience for coffee lovers with its unique roasting technology, announced it will expand its footprint and […]
DETROIT — This week the DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan became the 8th rehabilitation hospital in the U.S. to receive Ekso, a wearable, robotic exoskeleton that powers people with lower […]
While the Lions’ season may have ended in the first round of the playoffs, fans were still treated to numerous nationally televised games this year, and this Lions unit proved […]
FARMINGTON HILLS — Bosch Group had a record-setting year in 2011 and the outlook remains positive for 2012. In fiscal year 2011, the leading supplier of technology and services achieved […]
Walsh College held its spring fundraiser, Walsh Wine Gala, at Andiamo Warren. More than 200 people enjoyed a strolling dinner, several dozen wines from local distributors and private collectors, scotch tasting, and a martini bar. Photos by Nick Martines
DETROIT — A survey of Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable, shows that the state’s largest employers are more optimistic about Michigan’s short and long-term economic outlook than […]
WATERFORD – Pentastar Aviation’s executive terminal operation at Oakland County International Airport (PTK) has been granted approval as a Gateway FBO to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) through the […]
AUBURN HILLS – Fueled by significant growth with domestic OEMs, Brose North America, Inc., the leading manufacturer of mechatronic components and systems for vehicle bodies and interiors, signed a purchase […]
DETROIT – The real story in this year’s rankings of automakers by their suppliers in the 12th annual study released Monday of OEM working relations is not their overall rankings, […]
tJoseph C. Guyaux, senior vice chairman and chief risk officer of PNC, and Roger Penske, founder and chairman of the Penske Corporation will discuss ways to collaborate and move urban […]
With a “Gone Fishing” theme, the Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers drew 1,000 people to their February 11 event featuring fishing gear and fishbowls.
FARMINGTON HILLS — Agree Realty Corp. announced Tuesday that it has acquired the southeast corner of Indian Avenue and S. Tamiami Trail and will ground lease the parcel to JPMorgan […]
ANN ARBOR – The Michigan Venture Capital Association recently released its annual research report, which details investment activity across the state. The report also highlights venture capital activity in Michigan […]
ANN ARBOR – Ann Arbor SPARK’s first Shifting Code cohort will graduate from the program on Wednesday, May 16, in a ceremony at SPARK Central. The 26 graduates successfully completed […]
DETROIT – William W. O’Neill, M.D., has been appointed medical director of the new Center for Structural Heart Disease at Henry Ford Hospital and will begin his new position on […]
Birmingham, MI — Greenleaf Trust is pleased to announce the hiring of two new members to its Southeast Michigan team. Wendy Zimmer Linehan has joined the firm’s Personal Trust Division […]
WEST BLOOMFIELD – Building Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan is pleased to announce the launch of Made In America/Built In Michigan – The Red, White and Blueprint for Recovery. It […]
WARREN – The golden shovel turned on Woodward Avenue on Tuesday, May 15, when Art Van Furniture executives gathered for a ceremonial ground breaking of the furniture store’s design center, […]
LIVONIA – Just Baked, a specialty cupcake shop with 12 locations throughout southeast Michigan, announced Wednesday that founder Pam Turkin is a semifinalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of […]
Troy — Fitness Therapy Unlimited, a Michigan-based business solely dedicated to the growing health and rehabilitation field of fitness therapy, on Thursday moved its headquarters from Southfield to Troy. The […]
The Nino Salvaggio Charitable Foundation for Children in Need held a charity event at Andiamo Warren on March 2.
Highly anticipated groundbreaking ceremony held in mid-May to commemorate the beginning of construction of the Gateway Marketplace shopping center at the intersection of Eight Mile and Woodward Avenue in Detroit near the State Fair Grounds.
New retail center in Detroit is long overdue.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Monday awarded a loan to Michigan Consumer’s Healthcare CO-OP to launch a new private, non-profit, consumer-governed health insurance company, called a Consumer Operated […]
DETROIT – Hatch Detroit has announced it will accept applications for its 2012 retail business competition beginning June 1 through Aug. 1. The contest is open to anyone with an […]
Detroit – Are You a Human, a Detroit-based company that designs simple games used to verify human interaction on websites, Monday announced its innovative game-based human authentication tool, PlayThru. Designed […]
ANN ARBOR — Wells Fargo Advisors has designated Neil Weissman and Ronald Eppler, both managing directors of Ann Arbor, Michigan based Weissman-Eppler Showich Team, as members of the firm’s Premier […]
AUBURN HILLS – The Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce presented Chrysler Group LLC with the Corporation of the Year Award at APACC’s eleventh annual dinner celebration Saturday evening in […]
More than 200 people attended the 2012 Garden Party at Detroit Cristo Rey High School, a co-ed, college-prep institution in southwest Detroit. Proceeds from sponsorships and a silent auction helped raise funds to support the high school’s unique study work programs. Photos by Patrick Gloria.
The first ever Detroit Knows Cars — Automobile Art Collection, which was on display earlier this year in the lobby of the Chase Building in Detroit, held an artist reception Jan. 7. Details about the 2013 event will be announced soon. Photos by Patrick Gloria.
An automotive marketing executive switches gears. Welcome to the beer life.
Creating an economic garden with herbs and spices.
Michigan’s manufacturing industry relies on a private network of rail lines to move freight to global markets.
A golf instructor pitches golf swings and car sales.
Detroit – On Friday, June 1, 2012 beginning at 6:00 p.m. with a VIP reception, the Belle Isle Conservancy hosts the Grand Prixmiere party at the GM Global Renaissance Center’s […]
ROCHESTER – Foresight Research has released the results of its syndicated 2012 Automotive Accessory Market Report. It compares vehicle brands, segments, geography and accessory type, and the information sources used […]
TROY – Munro & Associates, a consulting engineering firm specializing in predictive design and manufacturing methods, recently appointed Gerald (Gerry) S. Bryce as a director of business development based at […]
TROY—Optimism concerning expectations regarding economic, business and household conditions for the U.S. and the state of Michigan is on the rise, according to preliminary findings just released from the third […]
ANN ARBOR— At its annual meeting, Ann Arbor SPARK reported on the organization’s 2011 activities and its plans for 2012. The organization also hosted Jeffrey Finkle, president and CEO of […]
DETROIT— Compuware Corp. (Nasdaq: CPWR), the technology performance company, on Wednesday announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. “Compuware has aligned itself for […]
DEARBORN – The following statement can be attributed to Bill Ford, executive chairman, Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F): “The Ford Blue Oval is back where it belongs with the Ford […]
DEARBORN – Henry Ford Health System and Ford Motor Company join forces on the 2012 “Get Your Heart Racing” fundraiser at the Ford Dearborn test track on September 22, 2012. […]
DETROIT – More than 821,000 active users of OnStar’s RemoteLink mobile app have checked their tire pressure and how much gas is in their tank and have unlocked their doors […]
SOUTHFIELD — ImageSoft Inc, an award-winning provider of document and process management solutions, Wednesday announced the latest release of TrueSign, its popular electronic signature solution. TrueSign is an easy to […]
Kitch, Drutchas, Wagner, Valitutti, & Sherbrook, headquartered in Detroit with Michigan offices in Lansing, Mt. Clemens and Marquette, and offices in Toledo and Chicago, is proud to announce that Judge […]
LANSING – The Michigan Economic Growth Authority Wednesday approved work plans for four brownfield redevelopment projects expected to generate $39.4 million in new investment and create or retain 512 direct […]
Many individuals have taken some sort of trip on a cruise ship in their lifetime. However, for those of you who have not (or a refresher for those that have), do you know what is the first thing that happens just before you get ready to leave port?
ANN ARBOR – U.S. factories produce about 75 percent of what the country consumes, but the right decisions by both business and political leaders could push that to 95 percent, […]
SOUTHFIELD – Southfield-based Farbman Group, a leading full-service real estate company that manages the Fisher Building and New Center One in Detroit, is hosting “Dine & Drive in the D” […]
DEARBORN — Ford and Microsoft will appear at the Future in Review Conference (FiRe) this week in Laguna Beach, Calif. to demonstrate how the 2012 Focus Electric’s technologies can help […]
Raising money for the Tom Groth Patient Medical Needs Fund, the Henry Ford Health System and partners hosted “Men Who Cook” May 23 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. More than 300 people attended the festivities. Photos by Patrick Gloria.
OXFORD — Relume Technologies, a leading manufacturer of light-emitting diode (LED) products and smart grid control systems for outdoor lighting applications, is moving to a larger facility allowing for expansion […]
CENTREVILLE — New ownership of the Amish country gem near Three Rivers and Sturgis has reshaped and renewed the course with a significant redesign by architect Raymond Hearn in the […]
DETROIT — The Detroit Institute of Arts is bringing Inside|Out to Mackinac Island this summer. Now in its third year, Inside|Out brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the DIA’s collection […]
During a series of recent interviews, Sergio Marchionne addresses a wide range of issues, including queries about several major investment initiatives in metro Detroit.
After millions of dollars were used to buy and convert 320 acres into a bustling airport-city for supply and logistics firms, Wayne County taxpayers wound up with a horse track. How a power struggle
inside the county executive office led to a $35-million white elephant.
How Sidney Forbes, a native son of Detroit, used on-the-job training to develop one of the nation’s finest collections of luxury shopping malls.
With bankruptcy rumors swirling, one of northern Michigan’s storied golf resorts overhauled its management team.
Calling all cruisers. Report back to headquarters.
The pace of redevelopment in downtown Detroit would accelerate if business and government worked more closely together.
Forest Dunes in northern Michigan drew critical acclaim, but the resort struggled to generate revenue from rounds alone.
The Cadillaqua festival in 1912 showcased Detroit’s love of aquatic sports, along with its penchant for fireworks — be it pyrotechnics or political scandals.
Troy-based firm hacks its way
The E-Interview with Krishna Kallakuri, the Owner and Vice President of Datafactz, Northville.
More than 100 people attended the Movement 2012 Opening Reception at Opus One in Detroit, sponsored by Paxahau Productions. The private reception is the official launch party for the Movement Festival being held May 26-28 at Hart Plaza in Detroit. Photos by Patrick Gloria
DETROIT — DTE Energy said today that it spent $239 million with Michigan based suppliers through April 2012 as part of its commitment to the Pure Michigan procurement initiative; this […]
tDEARBORN — In an unusual blend of automotive and musical worlds, three Detroit-area Techno musicians used a 2013 Ford Fusion to make original tracks using the sounds produced by the […]
BELVIDERE, Ill. — Nearly four months after his first visit to the Belvidere Assembly Plant when he announced the addition of 1,800 new jobs, Chrysler Group LLC Chairman and CEO […]
ANN ARBOR — Consumer confidence improved in each of the past nine monthly surveys, rising to its highest level this month since October 2007, according to University of Michigan economist […]
REDFORD TOWNSHIP — George Matick Chevrolet and veteran Corvette racecar driver Jeff Nowicki of Birmingham, Michigan, will team up to compete in the June 2 Chevrolet Grand AM Detroit 200 […]
Dick Scott Automotive Group held a reception to recognize a new investor, Tom Celani, principal of Luna Entertainment in Novi. More than 60 guests attended the event at the Dick Scott Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership in Plymouth. Photos by Nick Martines
PLYMOUTH — For the summer driving season, Honeywell Turbo Technologies is working with auto manufacturers to meet a demand for affordable and fuel efficient turbo-charged engines that save money at the pump without […]
DETROIT — The State Bar of Michigan named Bodman PLC to its 2012 “Pro Bono Circle of Excellence” last week for exceeding the State Bar’s voluntary standards for pro bono […]
LANSING — According to a report released Tuesday by The Nature Conservancy, Aquatic Invasive Species cost businesses and consumers in the Great Lakes region hundreds of millions of dollars annually in […]
DETROIT— SAE International announced the dates for future SAE World Congresses Tuesday, each to be held at Cobo Center. The SAE 2013 World Congress will be held April 16-18. The […]
SOUTHFIELD — Every year, over 10,000 people depend on the life saving work of Be The Match, which recruits potential donors to find a match for those who suffer from […]
DETROIT – The Detroit Regional Chamber urges Michigan residents not to sign a petition to put a constitutionally mandated 25 percent renewable energy standard on the ballot. The proposal would […]
GRAND RAPIDS – Researchers from South Korea, Sweden, and the United States have collaborated on a project to restore neuron function to parts of the brain damaged by Huntington’s Disease, […]