Posts Tagged ‘Business’

Eight ways to boost your December sales

December is a tricky month for businesses. While some see sales go up exponentially, others see sales fall flat as customers focus on the holidays. Kendrick Shope said if you are one of the business owners who see December fall flat, don’t throw in the towel just yet. Shope, an international sales expert and the CEO […]

The Boomer Business is Booming

The baby-boomer generation – those born between the end of World War II and the British Invasion of the mid-1960s – are nearing or have reached full retirement age. Many boomers, however, are unwilling to take up the rocking chair. Boomer small businesses are a big business. According to Allbusiness.com, the 2018 Small Business Trends […]

MEDC Receives Maximum STEP Award

New export assistance funds are available for Michigan’s small businesses via the largest State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) award in the nation. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) revealed a seventh year of financial support to Michigan small and medium-sized business for export-related activities through the MEDC International Trade Program. The U.S. Small Business Administration […]

PM Environmental Client Awarded $200,000 for Brownfield Redevelopment

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that it awarded a $200,000 Brownfields Area-Wide Planning (BF AWP) Grant to a PM Environmental client. BF AWP Grants provide funding to communities to research, plan and develop implementation strategies for an area affected by one or more brownfields, particularly where sites are connected by infrastructure, in close […]

STEAM Jobs and What They Mean for Education

According to the Microsoft Corp. STEM Perceptions Report, STEAM jobs in the U.S. will grow 14 percent over the next three years. And as our community and workforce continues to grow, so does the need for education in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics). Many jobs in both the private and public sectors require […]

Gov. Rick Snyder Lead Sixth Mission to China to Promote Business Investment, Tourism in Michigan

Gov. Rick Snyder lead an eight-day investment mission to China, focusing on promoting job-creating business growth and attracting investment in Michigan, plus pushing the state as a tourism destination. Snyder met with government officials, industry executives and key media in China. He departed Michigan on Thursday, Nov. 10, and returned Saturday, Nov. 19. “We have […]

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