A Carhartt store is opening in Detroit. (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Carhartt Makes Detroit’s Midtown Home For Flagship Store

Carhartt, the company known for sturdy work coats and other clothing, has opened its flagship store in Detroit’s Midtown area.

CBS Detroit–08/27/2015

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A New Hyatt Place Hotel Expected In Royal Oak

A $48 million project is coming to the north end of downtown Royal Oak.

CBS Detroit–07/28/2015

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Oakland County Is ‘Roaring Back From Ravages Of Great Recession,’ Says L. Brooks Patterson

After a few so-so years, business appears to be booming again in Oakland County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2015

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Campbell Soup Company Buys Ferndale-Based Garden Fresh Gourmet For $231 Million

Ferndale-based Garden Fresh Gourmet — known for its salsa, chips and hummus — is being bought by Campbell Soup Company for $231 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2015

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Michigan Legislators Aim To Cut Off State’s Startup Funds

The banks fronted the money, but now the time is coming for the state to pay its part.

CBS Detroit–02/16/2015


Local Business Manager Addresses Concerns Over Possibly Tainted Tuna Salad

When Scotty’s Incorporated was inspected last January, manager Sandra Jackson handed over invoices from her business to officials with the Food and Drug Administration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2014

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Target Offers Free Shipping On All Items Through Dec. 20

For the first time, Target is offering free holiday shipping on all items as the retailer throws itself in the ring to compete better with the likes of Amazon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2014

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Gov. Snyder Visits Iowa Conference To Talk Michigan Business With Japanese Officials

Snyder said that he met with Japanese governors and companies about bringing business and jobs to Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2014

Dance. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

New Dance Studio Opens In Ferndale To Move Creative Spirit

The Institution of Dance Arts will hold an open house on Saturday, Aug. 23, which will include trial classes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2014

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