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GRAND RAPIDS — The West Michigan Policy Forum hosted a conference today in Grand Rapids where speakers promoted sweeping K-12 education reforms and lamented the ongoing use of large incentive packages to lure automotive supplier jobs.
A survey this year of hundreds of U.S. family-owned businesses showed that owners prioritized keeping employees on the payroll even as the pandemic disrupted their business and that most regularly give to local charities.
Prior to 2020, Holland-based furniture maker Haworth Inc. had just one or two team members overseeing the company’s entire e-commerce segment.
HOLLAND — Annual sales last year for furniture maker Haworth Inc. increased from a 2020 altered by COVID-19 but are still struggling to climb back to pre-pandemic levels as industry pressures continue.
Before forming the West Michigan chapter of the Commercial Real Estate Women Network (CREW), its founding members realized that most of their business leads came from networking with other women.
The short-term outlook of city officials and commercial real estate experts is improving as office workers gradually return to in-person work, and they share an optimism as downtowns reawaken from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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HOLLAND — While furniture maker Haworth Inc. absorbed an expected hit to sales in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company cited its diversification as a way of easing the blow.
Over the remaining months of 2020, worldwide office furniture manufacturer Haworth Inc. will undergo a major transition within its financial leadership team.
After canceling this year’s ArtPrize because of concerns over COVID-19, organizers of Grand Rapids’ flagship arts event and the largest art competition in the world have avoided questions about whether it will return.
A week that was supposed to be bustling with news and information on new office furniture products and innovations in the world of commercial design will be a lot more reserved.
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Here is the growth report for December 7, 2019.
KALAMAZOO — Business leaders and philanthropists gave $6.5 million to Western Michigan University for what’s known as the Center for Principled Leadership and Business Strategy.
The ultimate open office? Companies embrace outdoor workspaces in push for wellness, creative thinking
Outdoor workspaces could be a solution to rising real estate costs and the next frontier of wellness in the workplace, experts say.
Office furniture manufacturer Haworth Inc. reported an increase in sales for 2018.
A Haworth Inc. policy to avoid sending waste to landfills has put the company in a bind as the recycling industry struggles to react to a glut of materials flooding the market.
Industry headwinds such as steel and aluminum tariffs and new disruptors are forcing many West Michigan office furniture makers to deal with new challenges.
Inside Chicago’s Merchandise Mart at NeoCon earlier this month, office furniture manufacturers displayed new products that both showcased and contradicted the renewed shift to more private office spaces.
Whether via acquisition or partnership agreements, West Michigan’s office furniture makers are looking to fill product holes with their recent spate of deals.
CHICAGO — These days, furniture purchasers likely are interacting with a product virtually before they ever see it in a showroom or store.
A handful of West Michigan executives find that practical business experience can carry over from the boardroom to the classroom.
The final goal will take years to accomplish, but the early data coming in from a long-term project to clear the waters of Lake Macatawa and the surrounding watershed has been trending in the right direction.
HOLLAND — Before you put pen to paper in any transaction, experts say it’s important to vet the parties with whom your company does business.
With an increasingly mobile workforce and an ever greater need for technology investments, companies and entrepreneurs continue to seek out new designs for their offices.
HOLLAND — Backed by strong growth in the European market and synergies created through its residential business unit, Haworth Inc. closed 2016 with better sales growth than the company had in the prior year.
After a year of modest sales growth, Haworth Inc. today reported annual sales of $1.94 billion for 2016.
In what he describes as a “good year,” Michael Jones was involved in closing 20 transactions in late 2015 and the first half of 2016 that had a collective value of $1.5 billion.
While many pieces still need to be assembled, Michigan’s growing forest products industry remains on track to transform into a robust and sustainable market.