Ampel Feedback gets customers’ comments on the spot

Local entrepreneur Sebastian Garbsch got the idea for his latest startup business in the least likely of places: an airport bathroom. As Garbsch recalls it, he was catching a connecting flight at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago about six years ago. While washing his hands in...

Exploding Tuition Costs Drive Consulting Firms

The ivory tower has morphed into something beyond educating the young. For many colleges, it's all about the bottom line. "Colleges are not in the business of making money. Colleges are in the business of making huge money," said Matt Breimayer, the owner and founder of Right...

Invented at Britten

Over 33 years, Britten has evolved from simple banners to one of northern Michigan's biggest success stories. Having morphed from Britten Banners to Britten Studios, the company is now known as Britten, Inc., a multi-million dollar banner production, advertising and large-format printing company. Several proprietary innovations...