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Displaying items by tag: Meijer Inc

Friday, 06 October 2017 10:47

Meijer continues to restructure I.T. department

Supercenter retailer Meijer Inc. continues to restructure its information technology services department.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 01 October 2017 17:25

Opioid abuse hampers employers’ efforts to fill job openings

PORTAGE — Staffing firm OnStaff USA is struggling to find applicants for the 400 open jobs it has available right now in Southwestern Michigan.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 17 September 2017 12:38

All in the family? Not always — West Michigan family-owned businesses turn to outside leaders

Family-owned companies often do what they can to keep their businesses in the family, but at times, that’s not always prudent

Published in Small Business

Sunday, 17 September 2017 12:38

All in the family? Not always: West Michigan family-owned businesses turn to outside leaders

Family-owned companies often do what they can to keep their businesses in the family, but at times, that’s not always prudent

Published in Small Business
Sunday, 03 September 2017 16:06

Spectrum Health partners with Meijer for co-branded meds

GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health’s venture to co-brand medications sold at West Michigan Meijer Inc. stores aims to make it easier for patients to find the help they need when they’re sick.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 20 August 2017 10:30

West Michigan industrial developers embrace new uses

Spurred on by the dearth of available manufacturing space across West Michigan, developers have started to add inventory in the region by building or expanding industrial parks.



Sunday, 20 August 2017 10:18

Meijer to restructure I.T. department amid changing retail landscape

WALKER — Amid intense competition in the retail grocery sector, Meijer Inc. will trim and restructure its information technology services (ITS) staff in the coming months, MiBiz has learned.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 06 August 2017 15:35

Legislative Update: Historic preservation tax credits reintroduced; Closing the ‘dark store’ loophole

Michigan’s House and Senate may be in recess for most of the summer, but legislative issues continue to percolate. Advocates continue their work to move forward a range of legislation, including bills that would bring back tax credits for the redevelopment of historic buildings and another that would curb a controversial tax loophole. MiBiz checked in on the status of the two packages.

Published in Economic Development
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 09:48

Duthler’s Family Foods closing Bridge St. location

Local grocer Duthler’s Family Foods will close its Bridge Street location on Grand Rapids’ northwest side, according to a sign on the door and multiple media reports.

Published in Breaking News

Monday, 10 July 2017 11:48

Meijer and Shipt roll out alcohol delivery

Users of retailer Meijer Inc.’s official delivery partner will be able to get some added items beginning this week.

Published in Breaking News
Monday, 26 June 2017 17:01

Right time to diversify away from big box format, Meijer CEO says

Drivers and pedestrians on Grand Rapids’ west side will soon see a new scaled-down store format take shape for Walker-based grocery retailer Meijer Inc.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 18 June 2017 12:00

Amazon-Whole Foods deal could shake up grocery industry

News on Friday that Amazon.com Inc. planned to buy struggling organic food retailer Whole Foods Market Inc. sent shockwaves through the grocery industry, including in West Michigan.

Published in Breaking News


Tuesday, 25 April 2017 11:57

Rockford Construction gets state approvals, funds for west side GR project

An affiliate entity of Rockford Construction Company Inc. today received approvals and state Brownfield funds from the board of the Michigan Strategic Fund to move forward with its proposed “superblock” on Grand Rapids’ west side.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 09 April 2017 20:00

With alcohol delivery legalized, some retailers take advantage; others remain wary

Maninderpal Singh said he’s been fighting for the better part of a decade to make alcohol home-delivery legal.

Published in Breaking News
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 15:18

Michigan legislators take on ‘dark stores’ again

Michigan legislators hope to make another go with a bill aimed at curbing a tax loophole popular with large retailers.

Published in Breaking News

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 19:52

Reports: Meijer to close two smaller-format Chicago-area stores

Supercenter retailer Meijer Inc. will close two suburban Chicago-area stores in the coming months, according to multiple news reports.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 19 March 2017 15:51

Bill encourages grocery stores to open in Michigan downtowns

For all the talk of placemaking and city building across Michigan, State Rep. Andy Schor believes something very basic remains missing: local grocery options.

Thursday, 09 March 2017 13:49

Meijer expands home grocery delivery service

The battle between the region’s largest grocers over new e-commerce initiatives continues to escalate.

Published in Breaking News

Thursday, 26 January 2017 14:23

Three Grand Rapids projects awarded affordable housing credits

With tax credits awarded, the development of three new affordable housing projects in the area should move forward.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 11 December 2016 15:53

Honigman plants stake in Grand Rapids with hire of veteran M&A lawyer

GRAND RAPIDS — Detroit-based Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP wants to build a presence in the Grand Rapids market based on the talent the law firm can attract.

Published in Breaking News
Monday, 05 December 2016 15:15

Human Rights Campaign lists 5 West Michigan firms as top LGBT-inclusive workplaces

Five West Michigan companies rank among the top performing organizations in the nation for providing an inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workers.

Published in Breaking News

Friday, 02 December 2016 14:42

Meijer President Keyes promoted to CEO

Meijer Inc. President Rick Keyes has been promoted to the role of CEO of the privately-held grocery retailer.

Published in Breaking News
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 10:11

Out-of-state real state firm buys Greenville shopping centers

A newly-formed real estate investment firm has acquired three shopping centers in Greenville, northeast of Grand Rapids.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 30 October 2016 16:50

Playing chicken? Developers, planners eye walkable development for busy Grand Rapids corridor

GRAND RAPIDS — A recent Grand Rapids Planning Commission decision underscores its long-term development goals for the high-traffic area near the intersection of Knapp Street and East Beltline Avenue. 


Tuesday, 18 October 2016 12:18

VanGessel works strategic partnerships for large developments

Mike VanGessel likes to talk about the “why” behind his company’s decision to invest in the long-neglected west side neighborhood of Grand Rapids.

Published in M&A Award Profiles
Sunday, 16 October 2016 18:59

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market as Meijer skunkworks?

With increasing demand for fresh, specialty groceries, Walker-based Meijer Inc. has started to look outside the big box retail format it’s known for, even if the retailer doesn’t like to admit it. 

Published in Breaking News
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 16:40

WMCAT announces new HQ on Grand Rapids’ West Side; $7.5 million capital raise

Nonprofit education organization West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT) today announced a plan to move its headquarters to the emerging Bridge Street corridor.

Published in Breaking News

Thursday, 01 September 2016 10:02

Meijer rolls out home grocery delivery in Southeast Michigan

Walker-based big box retailer Meijer Inc. will roll out a home grocery delivery service later this month to customers in Detroit and Southeast Michigan.

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 26 August 2016 12:12

Meijer workers ratify new union contract

Union workers at Meijer Inc. superstores should soon be seeing more money in their paychecks. The regional retailer’s union employees voted last week to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement that contains wage increases, benefit improvements and flexible contract language, according to a statement.

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 26 August 2016 11:23

Former West Michigan HR exec named to post at Pitt

An executive with long ties to the West Michigan business community has a new appointment to the leadership team at a Pennsylvania university.

Published in Breaking News

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