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Amazon to build Lansing-area fulfillment center, create 500 new jobs as part of latest Michigan expansion
DELTA TWP. — Amazon.com Inc. announced today that it will start building its first fulfillment center in the mid-Michigan region, a move that’s expected to bring 500 new full-time jobs to the area.
SpartanNash opens new micro-fulfillment center as it faces surge in online orders
CALEDONIA — Grocery distributor and retailer SpartanNash Co. today celebrated the grand opening of its first micro-fulfillment center, which the company expects to more effectively serve a growing number of online customers.
MiBiz Growth Report: October 25, 2020
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Viking Products plans new Walker headquarters
WALKER — Automotive parts manufacturer Viking Products Inc. is eyeing a larger headquarters in Walker with the planned construction of a 132,600-square-foot facility to accommodate the company’s recent growth.
SpartanNash shares soar after offering stake to e-commerce giant Amazon
BYRON CENTER — Shares in SpartanNash Co. soared today following a filing to federal securities regulators about a “commercial agreement” with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc.
MiBiz Growth Report: October 11, 2020
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for October 11, 2020.
Amazon proposes sorting and delivery facility in Walker
WALKER — Online retail giant Amazon.com Inc. is proposing a 113,000-square-foot package sorting and delivery facility in Walker, just north of I-96.
Commercial EVs gain attention from automakers, corporations, environmentalists
Major automakers as well as nascent startups are showing an increased focus on electrified commercial delivery vehicles, hoping to gain market share as corporate demand increases.
Coronavirus price gouging spurs efforts to rein in ‘bad actor’ resellers
Panicked consumers stocking up on essential items during the early phases of the coronavirus outbreak have exacerbated what attorneys say are already weak agreements between manufacturers and distributors that spur unscrupulous resellers.
Vacant land plays growing role in West Michigan real estate
With vacancy rates across all commercial real estate sectors at near record lows in West Michigan, industry executives say buyers have increasingly turned their attention to vacant land.
Reacting to consumer demands, Meijer ramps up tech initiatives
DETROIT — Meijer Inc. largely functions as a brick-and-mortar operation, but the supercenter retailer increasingly is taking cues from tech companies as it implements new ways of serving customers.
Amazon officially announces Gaines Township distribution facility
Amazon.com Inc. has made its first official announcement regarding the ecommerce giant’s long-planned distribution center in southeastern Kent County.
West Michigan retailers adapt to changing dynamics
The local and national retail industry faces many headwinds, but reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated.
Sources: Amazon in talks for distribution center in Kent County
GAINES TOWNSHIP –– Developers representing an online retail behemoth are considering a 100-acre site in southern Kent County for a “massive” distribution facility, MiBiz has learned.
Gubernatorial candidates differ on economic development strategy
LANSING –– The crowded field of candidates seeking to become Michigan’s next governor offer distinctly different views for how they would shape the state’s economic development policy.
Westbound direct flights necessary for greater corporate attraction in West Michigan
GRAND RAPIDS –– West Michigan leaders believe they made a compelling case for the region to serve as the home to online retail giant Amazon.com Inc.’s second headquarters.
Shoot for the moon: In pitch to Amazon, Grand Rapids area shows it ‘punches above its weight’
GRAND RAPIDS — Officials from West Michigan acknowledge the region must overcome long odds in its bid to win the economic development sweepstakes for Amazon.com Inc.’s HQ2 project.
Perrigo CEO: Amazon a “natural player” in OTC drug market
Amazon.com Inc.’s potential entry into the pharmacy business represents another way for Perrigo Co. plc to sell medications to consumers and grow the overall market, rather than a threat to the drugmaker’s existing retail sales network, executives say.
West Michigan economic developers will pursue secondary Amazon headquarters
West Michigan economic developers plan to jump into an already crowded pool of contenders for Amazon.com Inc.’s proposed $5 billion second headquarters.
Amazon-Whole Foods deal could shake up grocery industry
News on Friday that Amazon.com Inc. planned to buy struggling organic food retailer Whole Foods Market Inc. sent shockwaves through the grocery industry, including in West Michigan.
SpartanNash sees growth potential in M&A, new distribution work with Amazon
Despite a first quarter revenue decline, executives at grocery retailer and food distributor SpartanNash Co. say they’re hungry for new business opportunities and possibly acquisitions.