Many smaller businesses plan to ramp up hiring in 2023, survey finds
The survey found that 84% of smaller business leaders said they’re also increasing compensation, while others are offering hiring bonuses, more flexible hours, and remote work options.
Chazzano Coffee's Berkley location now open
The new Chazzano Coffee Roasters shop in Berkley is now open. Before Berkley, Chazzano was in Ferndale for 13 years.
Dumpling deliveries during pandemic lead to Ypsilanti's newest restaurant, Basil Babe
Basil Babe, a new restaurant opening in Ypsilanti, started as dumpling deliveries during the Covid pandemic before becoming a popup, and soon, a brick-and-mortar eatery."
Chazzano Coffee Roasters closing Ferndale shop; Berkley location opening soon
Chazzano Coffee Roasters is closing its Ferdnale location and opening a shop in Berkley.
Moelker Orchards closing after 115 years in Grand Rapids
Moelker Orchards in Grand Rapids business is closing as the owners retire.
Secret Service recovers $286 million in stolen pandemic loans
Since 2020, the Secret Service initiated more than 3,850 pandemic related fraud investigations.
Detroit Means Business receives $9M of federal aid to help small businesses
On Wednesday the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation and the City of Detroit announced that Detroit Means Business received millions of dollars which will soon be available to help small businesses prosper.
Livonia barbershop closes after nearly 60 years
It's been almost six decades since Roger and Rod's Barbershop in Livonia first opened up shop. But after 58 years, it's time to say goodbye.
Detroit looks to contract more city-based companies, will host Minority Business Summit
Jackson, the chief procurement officer, says the city has about $5 billion in contracts, as well as $800 million in American Rescue Plan funds. He says they're trying to make it easier for smaller businesses to bid on contracts - to have access to loans and financing and to get paid faster.
National All Things Detroit Day Back At Eastern Market
On this National All Things Detroit Day, thousands came out to celebrate and shop at the Eastern Market.
Pizza, helping to revitalize Detroit
Developers Akunna Olumba and Marcus Jones are hoping to bring about change and bring livelihood, to the Livernois Six-Mile road area in Detroit, with their new business, Detroit Pizza Bar.
Headstone company says supply chain and miscommunication led to widow waiting a year for grave marker
The Better Business Bureau said that the Marsh & Sassi Monument Company had an "F" rating.
Financial impact of 2024 NFL Draft should bring economic windfall
Dates for the draft have not been set, but the plan is to have it staged in Campus Martius Park and Hart Plaza with other events Downtown.
Female entrepreneurs battle it out for cash prizes, mentorship
Female entrepreneurs battle it out for more than the cash prizes.
Louisiana Creole Gumbo in Detroit's Eastern market forced out by landlord after 50 years
After more than 50 years, Louisiana Creole Gumbo in Detroit is being forced to close its original location after the landlord opted to sell the building.
TechTown Detroit's Retail Bootcamp helps business owners with brick and mortar stores
Applications are now being accepted for the 12-week Retail Boot Camp held in spring, and the application process is expanding its reach beyond Detroit including Highland Park and Hamtramck.
A solution to porch pirates? Michigan company creates the 'Receptor'
The Receptor is the first through-the-wall delivery bin. It is advertised as a safe, secure, and weatherproof space where delivery drivers drop your packages, food orders, and up to eight bags of groceries. It's accessed by a keypad code and is controlled through your smartphone.
New city ordinance allows food trucks into Detroit neighborhoods, especially those underserved
“There’s other neighborhoods where it is literally just a gas station or a liquor store," said Raquel Castañeda-Lopez. "The food products they have there, are so incredibly limited. And can you imagine coming home from work, wanting to pick up a quick bite, there’s literally nothing.”
Local retailers at Cadillac Square have an edge this holiday season with supply chain chaos
This holiday slice of Downtown Detroit is lined with local vendors eager to make a sale - and a connection.
Black Fire Winery is Lenawee County gem that also makes craft beer, cider
While battling fires for 27 years as a lieutenant with the Ypsilanti Fire Department, Michael Wells was cultivating skills that would eventually make him the first African-American owner of a vineyard in southeast Michigan. A path he started out on, as a little boy.