Entrepreneurship

Whether it’s medical device developers like Rochester Hills’ Oxus, alternative energy companies like Troy’s Ecojiva, Hazel Park’s designers Ryde Motorcycles or toy/engineering labs like Birmingham’s The Robot Garage, economic pioneers are reshaping Michigan’s business landscape. You can’t stop them, so why not join them?

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Four Generations in Furniture

Gardner-White has been selling furniture in metro Detroit for 108 years. The Auburn Hills-based company continues to scoop up market share and expand its footprint in southeastern Michigan.Here, OC...

Belfor: Getting Through Crises Together

One of the iconic images that emerged at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic was the Diamond Princess cruise ship anchored off the coast of Japan, dealing with an...

A Michigan Company Is Pushing Ugly Holiday Sweaters To New Heights

These aren’t those gaudy old sweaters Grandma pulls out of the mothballs every Christmas. Fred and Mark Hajjar, co-founders of the online shop UglyChristmasSweater.com, make that quite clear. Instead, a...

U-M Researchers Say Oakland County Economy Well-Positioned for Solid Rebound from COVID-19 Pandemic

Oakland County’s small businesses and workforce took the brunt of COVID-19’s economic tsunami, but the county’s overall economic diversity and solid fundamentals positions it well for an economic recovery,...

Coronavirus-Focused Virtual Business Workshops Among Several Offered by Oakland County Small Business Team

Business owners and entrepreneurs who may have had their operations or aspirations interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic have a chance to get back on track with the help of...

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What’s Brewing in Oakland County

There is no question that craft beer is experiencing explosive growth all over the country. With some of America's largest, top-ranked craft beer producers right here in Michigan, our...

Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle

Laughter is truly the best medicine, and Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle is your favorite doctor's office. Since 1979, the Comedy Castle in Royal Oak has been a staple for stand-up...

Andrew Chmielewski

Andrew Chmielewski is the co-founder of Dave's Sweet Tooth, the largest manufacturer of specialty toffee products in Michigan, and Mitten Crate, a monthly subscription-based box delivery of Michigan-made artisan food products and specialty goods....

Featured Video: Bingo Pet Salon

Bingo Pet Salon is a full-service dog and cat grooming facility in downtown Royal Oak that also offers dog walking and pet sitting services as well as groomer training...

Featured Video: Sundberg-Ferar

Sundberg-Ferar was established in 1934 and is the second oldest industrial product design company in the United States. The Walled Lake company is an industry leader with a product roster...

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