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ROCKFORD — Wolverine World Wide Inc. has named Brendan Hoffman as the company’s next president and anticipated CEO as the Rockford-based footwear and outdoor apparel company transitions its leadership team and increases its focus on e-commerce.

Published in Manufacturing

A coalition of business and health care leaders across the state today warned Michigan is at a “dangerous tipping point” in the COVID-19 pandemic and “at risk of losing ground it has sacrificed for months to gain.” The group cited increases in new daily cases in the last month after two months of steady decline. They include a record 610 new cases Wednesday, and more than 1,400 between July 2 and 4.

Published in Health Care

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.

Published in Economic Development

Wolverine World Wide Inc. is leaning into e-commerce as the COVID-19 crisis drives more consumer purchases online. 

Published in Manufacturing

Demand for the mobile computer workstations produced by Walker-based health care furniture manufacturer Altus Industries Inc. had already begun to spike as hospitals started setting up quarantine and triage areas in preparation for an influx of COVID-19 patients. 

Published in Manufacturing

ROCKFORD — Citing “heightened uncertainty and recent volatility” related to the coronavirus, footwear and apparel marketer Wolverine World Wide Inc. says it is withdrawing its previous guidance for the 2020 fiscal year.

Published in Economic Development

Michigan residents have taken to wearing their state pride on their sleeves. 

Published in Economic Development

Plainfield and Algoma townships have reached a tentative $69.5 million settlement in the case filed by the state of Michigan against Rockford-based Wolverine World Wide Inc. over PFAS contamination.

Published in Economic Development

Wolverine World Wide Inc. has sold its Sebago brand of boat shoes to an offshoot of BasicNet S.p.A., a clothing and footwear company based in Turin, Italy.

Published in Breaking News

Wolverine World Wide Inc. has reorganized its leadership team by promoting one company veteran and hiring a long-time foortwear apparel industry company executive. 

Published in Breaking News
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