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U.S. Employers Add 206,000 Jobs in June

The numbers are a bit of a moving target, but the U.S. economy still put together another strong month of job-growth. According to statistics released by the Labor Department, American...

The U.S. Inflation Rate Slowed in June

If Federal Reserve officials are looking for signs they may finally be wrestling a stubborn inflation rate to the ground, they may have gotten it in June. The government reported...

Weekly Unemployment Claims Rise Slightly; Continuing Claims Up For 9th Straight Week

While the number of Americans filing for the first time for unemployment benefits continues to hover in the mid-230,000 range, the number of workers continuing to collect assistance is...

Costco Set For First Membership Fee Hike in 7 Years

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Shoppers used to finding great deals at Costco are going to be paying a little more for the advantage. The bargain retailer announced members will be paying...

Inflation Moves Sideways Despite Lower Gas, Car Prices

The CPI and PPI reports were likely to show inflation moved sideways in June despite the month’s lower prices of gasoline, diesel, and used cars. Inflation slowed sharply in the...
CEO Thought Leadership with Chris Auwarter

Small-Town Lessons Learned Propel CEO to Success

Growing up in a small town, Chris Auwarter learned the kinds of lessons he used when he founded his own company.

Recent Hacks Show Cyber Attacks Aren’t Going Away Any Time Soon

Cyber attacks like the most recent hack of Ascension have doubled since 2015 and are still a top security priority for businesses.
Jerome Powell Chair of the Federal Reserve

Fed Chair Indicates Interest Rate Cut Could Be Coming Soon

With the job market cooling a bit and the inflation rate hovering just above 3%, Fed Chair Jerome Powell indicated a rate cut may be coming soon.

Rethinking Recruitment: How to Modernize Outdated Recruiting Processes

Traditional hiring practices don't always cut it for businesses fighting competitors for talent.

Kinexus Group Adds Human Resource Component With Acquisition of HR Collaborative

Kinexus Group added a service it had been lacking when it acquired the human resources talents of HR Collaborative.

David Souder Recommended as Dean of MSU’s Eli Broad College of Business

David Souder has been recommended to serve as the next dean of Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business, effective July 8. Souder will succeed Judith Whipple, who...

General Motors Taps Dixton as Executive VP, Chief Legal and Public Policy Officer

DETROIT – General Motors announced that Grant Dixton will join GM as executive vice president and chief legal and public policy officer on July 15. Dixton brings decades of experience...

JARC Appoints Adam Jahnke Board President, Chairman

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – JARC, a metro Detroit nonprofit that serves individuals with developmental disabilities, announced the appointment of Adam Jahnke as the new President and Chairman of the...

West Shore Bank’s Biggs Named Michigan Bankers Association Board Chair

LANSING, Mich.- The Michigan Bankers Association announced the election of Ray Biggs, president & CEO, West Shore Bank, as Chairman of the Board of Directors. "Ray is a talented business...

Surf Internet Names Holmes-Ploor as Assistant Director of Special Funding

ELKHART, Ind. – Surf Internet, a leading provider of fiber-optic broadband services, announced the appointment of Jeremia Holmes-Ploor as the new Assistant Director of Special Funding. Holmes-Ploor will play a...

Volkswagen Investing $5 Billion in Partnership with Rivian

IRVINE, Calif. and WOLFSBURG, Germany — Rivian Automotive and Volkswagen Group announced their intention to form a joint venture to create next-generation electrical architecture and best-in-class software technology. The partnership...

Report: Bosch Considering Offer For Whirlpool

Robert Bosch LLC, a German engineering company, is thinking about buying appliance manufacturer Whirlpool Corp. Reuters reported that Bosch has been talking to potential advisers about making an offer to...

GM Defense Provides Battery Electric Technology for Future Military Platforms

WASHINGTON, D.C. — GM Defense, a subsidiary of General Motors, is providing commercial battery electric technology in support of the University of Texas at Arlington Pulsed Power and Energy Laboratory...

Ford Jumps 14 Spots in J.D. Power 2024 Quality Study

DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford leaped 14 positions in the J.D. Power 2024 U.S. Initial Quality Study, while Lincoln also improved its performance.   Bronco Sport was named best small SUV for initial...

Walgreens Expected to Close ‘Significant Number’ of U.S. Stores

Walgreens is set to close a substantial number of its roughly 8,600 locations across the United States as the company looks to reset the struggling pharmaceutical chain’s business, according to...
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