Detroit business

The Weave Loan Store. (Credit/Stephanie Davis)

‘Weave Loan Store’ To Offer Loans To Buy Hair Extensions In Detroit

There are loans for a car, a house and now those lacking in locks can apply for a loan to buy some hair.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2015

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Plans In The Works For Site Of Former Hudson’s Department Store In Detroit

Hudson’s store was founded in 1881 in Detroit. The site has remained vacant since the building was torn down over a decade ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

Sonja Shields, owner of two McDonalds restaurants. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

From Fry-Cook To Franchisee, Owner Puts New McLook On Restaurant

One former McDonalds employee has worked their way from handling french fries to owning the place.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2013

L) Gary Peters (File Photo)

Workforce Summit: Michigan Projects, Employing Michigan Workers

Preparing the local workforce for government-funded projects in Detroit was the theme of a summit held in Detroit Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2013

The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Detroit is open. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Crowne Plaza Hotel In Detroit Ready To Welcome Guests

The high-rise hotel near Cobo Center in downtown Detroit, formerly the Hotel Pontchartrain, is now open as the Crowne Plaza Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2013

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Detroit Director Credits Degree With Honing Problem-Solving Skills

Nicole Wellman of NorthGate believes her education has been pivotal in her career advancement.


Heath Carr, owner of Shinola. (WWJ/Maria Osborne)

Tale Of Two Cities: Thriving Businesses Manufacturing In Detroit

Until recently construction sounds were not sounds you often heard in the city of Detroit. Now, construction noise is part of the city-scape.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

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Business Owners Breathe A Sigh Of Relief As Red Wings Return To The Ice

Among the happiest to see hockey back are downtown restaurant and bar owners who say business was way off without the Wings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2013

Tigers fans enjoy pregame gathering near the ballpark. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Playoff Berth Means Infusion Of Cash For Detroit Businesses

The Detroit Tigers in the playoffs will mean an infusion of cash for businesses downtown.

97.1 The Ticket–10/06/2012

Owner of Tommy's Detroit Bar & Grill - Tommy Burrell. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

“It’s A Disaster” As Local Businesses Brace For Possible Hockey Lockout

With a Saturday night deadline looming; businesses in the area are bracing for a possible hockey lockout.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/14/2012