Top Area CPA Firms

With the February issue, the Traverse City Business News is launching a new Lists section. Going forward, the Business News will periodically be publishing a ranking of local businesses in a particular industry, based on revenue, annual billings or some other form of measurement. Below is...

Brands, Banners and The 4,000-Pound Box

Traverse City-based Britten, Inc. ships more packages around the world than you. It's an easy assumption, given that the banner and sign maker shipped 46,000 packages last year and ranks third among all FedEx customers from northern Grand Rapids to Sault Saint Marie. And though its...

Delivery With A Star On Top

In the package delivery industry, the Big Three of United Parcel Service, Fed Ex and the financially-troubled U.S Postal Service dominate. But in recent years, more and more companies and individuals have turned to a thriving Traverse City-based business to solve their delivery problems. Star Delivery...

Who’s Coming This Year?

Northern Michigan continues to build on its reputation as a destination for convention and meeting business, particularly throughout the state. Brad Van Dommelen, who heads Traverse City Tourism (formerly the Convention and Visitors Bureau), said the region’s combination of excellent meeting facilities and its burgeoning...

Book Review: Finish Big

Finish Big, How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies on Top 294 pgs.   Hardcover: $27.95, E-version $11.99   Penguin Group 2014     “A good exit takes time – measured in years, not months.” Hundreds of books have been published for the aspiring entrepreneur who wants to start a business. At the...

Getting Down To Business … Out Of The Office

Some projects require a no-frills, all-business meeting to hash through the details and get to work. But what if your company or collaborative wants to plan a different kind of meeting, maybe even a retreat, to awaken the group’s synergy and spark some ingenuity? Or,...

Newsmakers: People On The Move

FINANCIAL SERVICES David Boeve has been named vice president and commercial lender for Chemical Bank’s Traverse City office. He manages business and commercial banking accounts and is responsible for increasing deposit and loan amounts. He brings more than 11 years of experience in the industry, most...

DBAs

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY   TAMI'S BILLING SERVICE, 4919 Silver Pines Rd, TC, Tamara Calvary GRAND TRAVERSE COLLISION, 231 W 17th, TC, Christopher Hall GRAND TRAVERSE DISCOUNT ROOTER, 1249 Dyer Lake Road, TC, Jesse Fleming, Kimberly Fleming KVS WILDLIFE CONTROL, 5446 Mobile Trl W, TC, Stephen Lee REDNECK CHARMS, 3850 Scenic Ridge...