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New business in Michigan sells ads on toilet paper

Sometimes it just takes an original idea to start a business. If one can fill a niche that nobody else has thought of before, he or she may have a viable idea for a profitable new business . One…

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2013 stock offering part of Pfizer’s business planning

Pfizer, Inc. will be offering $100 million in stock for its Animal Health Unit. The Animal Health Unit has operations in both Kalamazoo and Richland, Michigan employing approximately 700 people. This stock offering is part of Pfizer’s overall business…

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Michigan Microloan Fund Program: New business loan option

Beginning a business requires startup capital. This can be found through business loans especially designed for a new business. This allows the business to cover initial costs to lay the groundwork for the new company to grow. Ideally, it…

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Blue Cross embroiled in contract disputes in hospital

When two companies collaborate in business together, they usually will operate under some form of written agreement. One of the most common types of business contracts in Michigan and elsewhere is a provider or service agreement. However, like any…

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New business chooses Michigan to startup new science lab

The bio-life science field is an exciting and innovative industry to be a part of. New business enterprises are attracted to the field because of the demand for new discoveries, many of which could be used in medical treatment….

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Michigan food tech attracts new business owners

Identifying and meeting the demand of Michigan consumers in the marketplace is a cornerstone of an effective business plan for a new venture. This is true for any type of business, no matter what the product or service a…

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Racial discrimination claims may lead to Michigan employment litigation

There is a fine line that both employers and their employees walk each day to create a balanced and functional workplace. Each side has responsibilities to uphold and expectations to maintain. Employees expect to be treated with respect and…

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Crowdfunding provide funding boost for new business

A group of Michigan entrepreneurs, capitalists and investment bankers have teamed up to launch Relayfund Inc., a new crowdfunding website aimed at revolutionizing the ways in which startup operators source funding for their business ventures. Adequate funding is always…

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Red Cross workers halt strike brought on by contract disputes

Ultimately, in order for a large corporation to be successful, they need to make their employees happy. Unfortunately, this is sometimes easier said than done. Often, there are a number of contract disputes that can arise between employers and…

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Commercial litigation pits Michigan-based Amway vs. Ebay sellers

In a recent commercial litigation case, Michigan-based direct selling company Amway is taking on several Ebay sellers who are hawking Amway products online. The commercial litigation lawsuit alleges that the unauthorized sales, purportedly perpetrated by the three defendants, not…

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