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Tuesday, 10 January 2023 17:08

Gazelle Sports CEO talks growth and battling back from pandemic-related losses

Gazelle Sports CEO Jennifer Brummitt took her position at an interesting time. The 40-year-old, who has worked with Gazelle in various capacities since 2003, became the Kalamazoo-based company’s first CEO in July 2020.

Published in Small Business
Wednesday, 04 May 2022 18:56

Gazelle Sports expansion a ‘monster bonus’ for downtown Grand Rapids retail

GRAND RAPIDS — When Richard App started his role as retail retention and attraction specialist at the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce in January 2020, Gazelle Sports was on his list of retailers he hoped to bring downtown.

Tuesday, 12 April 2022 16:42

Couple expands business with second storefront in hopes of lifting downtown GR retail scene

GRAND RAPIDS — A West Michigan couple who launched their business through online platform Etsy in 2014 is now preparing to open their second brick-and-mortar retail store in downtown Grand Rapids.

Published in Small Business

Sunday, 19 December 2021 16:45

Downtown office market in question, retail expected to pick up in 2022

After nearly two years, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic can be seen across all sectors of the commercial real estate market, but especially in downtowns. And the biggest question surrounding commercial real estate remains largely unanswered: What is the future of office space?

Wednesday, 08 December 2021 18:15

Gazelle Sports opening new location in downtown Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — Running and active lifestyle specialty store Gazelle Sports has announced plans to open a sixth retail location in downtown Grand Rapids in 2022.

Published in Small Business
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 09:22

West Michigan companies issue nearly 4,100 layoffs, furloughs

Companies across West Michigan continue to report mass layoffs to the state as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 01 March 2020 16:30

Local outdoor retailers find success in niche market

Retailers serving the outdoor recreation niche say focusing on that specialty has helped them remain viable operations in West Michigan.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 09 June 2019 19:00

RETAIL ROUNDTABLE: West Michigan retail sector prepares for changes, prioritizes customer experience

The retail industry finds itself at a crossroads of many diverging influences.