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LANSING — Michigan lawmakers advanced a bill Wednesday that would allocate more than $1.2 billion in federal coronavirus relief funding, including $200 million to help small businesses restart as stay-at-home restrictions are loosened.
The state’s business roundtable shared a three-part proposal with elected officials for a “sustainable” restarting of Michigan’s economy.
Greg Maki, the owner of Park Place Provisionary and Exit 9 Provisionary, started the Agri-Med Comeback Fund for Muskegon Businesses to help businesses that have been affected by COVID-19.
The family that owns Grand Central Market & Deli in downtown Grand Rapids is closing up shop permanently.
A former chef and current line cook at The Commons Grand Rapids is launching a bagel bakery.
Verizon investigation shows almost twice as many confirmed breaches as last year.
While most locally owned businesses have an established presence in Grand Rapids and are known among residents, Casey Kornoelje has not been so fortunate.
A local youth began pouring his passion into his e-commerce clothing business when COVID-19 put life on pause in March.
DETROIT — A Michigan court on Thursday ordered a barber to close his shop and stop defying the state's COVID-19 restrictions, though he vowed to keep cutting hair.
The Center for Physical Rehabilitation and Therapy LP announced plans to open its newest clinic Monday.
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...
Trusted Rides officially launched in Grand Rapids with a new iOS and Android app to help working parents meet their children's transportation needs.
A new report by Volusion found the Grand Rapids metro area is home to almost 45,000 self-employed workers, which is 9.1% of its total workforce.
Packaging Compliance Labs is expanding its current operations in Kentwood.
A conveyor manufacturer is launching a line of specialty conveyors built to handle items that traditional lines can’t.
The owner of a local French restaurant, café and bakery has opened a pop-up pasta restaurant on-site.
Mertens Hospitality, owner of local French favorite restaurant New Hotel Mertens, announced it will offer an unlimited coffee membership.
A company that makes leather goods is shifting to a custom-branded products model for other businesses.
Long Road Distillers will celebrate its fifth anniversary this weekend with a limited release of a new offering, Long Road Bottled-In-Bond Bourbon Whisky.
Some are here with no work while others wait in their homelands for clearance to come here.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Wearing a face mask all day can be a pain in the ears.
In response to economic restrictions brought on by COVID-19, Republic Services launched a $20-million initiative to recognize its frontline employees in the field, their families and small business customers across the country, effectively killing two birds with one stone.
As a company that prides itself on its flexibility and innovation, PADNOS has launched a staffing firm that provides employee labor to customers that need it.