small businesses

Dan Gilbert  interviews Warren Buffett at Detroit event. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Bloomberg, Buffett Talk Small Business At Detroit Event

More than 60 local business owners graduated Thursday from Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses program and were cheered on by some high-profile people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2014

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Big Businesses Spend $7M To Keep Tax Cut Intact

Big business has spent nearly $7 million promoting Proposal 1 in the last few weeks, even though there’s no organized opposition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2014

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Michigan Voters To Decide Fate Of Business Tax Cut

Proposal 1, the only statewide question on the Aug. 5 ballot, would end a tax on manufacturing and small business equipment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2014

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Super Livonia Business Ships Imagination Worldwide

A Livonia company helping kids and adults live their superhero dreams is enjoying some international success.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2014

Signage at "The Bomb." (photo credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ)

“The Bomb” Middle Eastern Restaurant To Open In Eastpointe

Would you eat at a middle eastern restaurant called The Bomb?

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2014

Metro Detroiters Urged To Shop Locally On Small Business Saturday

As shoppers flock to big-box stores and nationwide retailers, residents in Metro Detroit are being encouraged to shop locally on Saturday, Nov. 30.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/29/2013

Nancy Crutchfield scouts new business locations in downtown Detroit. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Business Owners Moving Shop From Suburbs To Detroit

More business owners are looking to relocate from the suburbs to Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

The refurbished Elevator Building in Detroit's Rivertown

SRI Energy To Install Solar Panels On Historic Detroit Building

Built 103 years ago in Detroit’s East Riverfront area, The Elevator Building at 1938 Franklin has in recent years gone from empty, crumbling industrial building to fully leased offices for small businesses. Now, make that fully leased offices with a photovoltaic solar system on the roof.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2011


‘SNOBS’ Help Businesses Get Off The Ground

Can hanging out with “SNOBS” help your business?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2011

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition Dr. Ashton Carter, and US Senator Carl Levin at a Detroit Small Business Dedense Procurement Summit at Cobo Center. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Levin: Defense Is A Growing Part Of MI’s Economy

The U.S. Department of Defense is looking for a few good small businesses in Michigan to help with defense work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2011