Earth Fare in Portage reopening under new management

Earth Fare in Portage will reopen this fall, according to an announcement from the Hinman Company.

Entrepreneur grows book-related businesses in Grandville

Amber Skiles built two businesses inspired by her love of vintage books and her desire to keep them out of landfills.

Meijer partners with Revolution Farms for fresh greens

Produce from a local hydroponic farm now is available on Meijer store shelves.

Grand Rapids’ first death café offers a safe space for grim conversations

A new type of café has been brought to life in downtown Grand Rapids.

Aldi opening Caledonia store

Aldi will open a new store to Caledonia residents Aug. 26.

Morning Belle location opens on West Side

The second location of a brunch concept by Meritage Hospitality Group opened last week.

Two years in, retail cannabis growth explodes

(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM 13) On Dec. 1, 2019, Michigan’s first adult-use cannabis retailer opened up shop in Ann Arbor. As the two-year anniversary of adult-use cannabis licensing in Michigan approaches, a closer look shows a growing and shifting industry.

Le Macaron sets grand opening date

A franchise location of a French pastry shop will open next week in downtown Grand Rapids.

High Profile cannabis dispensary opens in Grand Rapids

C3 Industries opened its latest High Profile Boutique Cannabis dispensary in Grand Rapids.

Local fashion designer to open first retail store

Grand Rapids-based fashion designer RC Caylan is bringing his designs to Breton Village this summer.The flagship store for RC Caylan Atelier will feature a...

14-year-old Grand Rapids native launches Joven Coffee

The daughter of Sparrows Coffee and Schuil Coffee owner Tim Volkema is launching her own line of coffee.

Sock retailer sells to investment company

A locally owned retailer with a downtown Grand Rapids storefront has changed hands and will move to Fruitport.

Meijer supports local restaurants with holiday meals initiative

Meijer recently launched a holiday meal program designed to support local restaurants and show appreciation to the frontline workers in its stores and distribution centers.

Wine and jazz club prepares to welcome indoor guests

GRNoir Wine & Jazz plans to hold the slightly delayed grand opening of its wine bar and jazz club Monday, the day a statewide ban on indoor dining ends.

Offline by Aerie opens at Woodland Mall

A new women’s activewear brand opened its first Michigan store at Woodland Mall.

Osteria Rossa closes its doors

A downtown Grand Rapids Italian restaurant closed its doors for good.

Sporting goods retailer opening in Kalamazoo

Sportsman’s Warehouse is holding a grand opening celebration this weekend for its new Kalamazoo store.

Legal online bets, gambling start fast

Momentum continues to bring more Michiganders into the world of online gambling and sports betting after it was legalized a few weeks ago.

Small businesses lament inflation

Small business owners across the country and locally are reporting inflationary pressures are hurting their bottom line and making it harder to survive, according to a recent survey.

Ice cream maker rolls out dairy-free lineup

A West Michigan ice cream maker has created a line of vegan flavors.Holland-based Hudsonville Ice Cream is rolling out its dairy-free lineup today.Made with...