Business


The iconic St. Patrick's hats that Blue Shamrock used to celebrate birthdays.
This Pub Is Alive Thanks to Grants and COVID Relief. Now They’re Ready To Party This St. Patrick’s Day.

The kind of support that The Blue Shamrock had is coming to restaurants across Michigan in President Biden's COVID relief plan.

Photos courtesy of Angel Floral Creations, K.D. & Co., The Lip Bar, and La La's  Libations
21 of Michigan’s Best Women-Owned Brands You Should Know

From photography and event companies to massage and beauty companies, Michigan's women have plenty of products and services to offer.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 22:  U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an announcement related to small businesses at the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building February 22, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden announced changes to the Paycheck Protection Program aimed at helping small and minority-owned business to qualify for federal loans due to the economic impact that has been caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Michigan’s Small Businesses Are Staying Open with Small Business Loans. Here’s How to Apply.

COVID-19 assistance kept this Adrian shop open. Here's how you can apply for small business relief this week.

Markowitz employs the use of a steel mace, kettlebells and other unique equipment.
This Michigan Fitness Trainer Has Some Tips to Pump Up Your Business During Tough Times

West Bloomfield-based personal trainer Charlie Markowitz has had to adjust during COVID. He offers his tips for fitness entrepreneurs during tough times.

A small business in Detroit making masks for the coronavirus pandemic, supported by Michigan Women Forward. Photo courtesy of Michigan Women Forward.
This Program Helped More Than 300 Michigan Businesses Survive the Pandemic

From restaurants to child-care services, Michigan's small businesses are finding ways to thrive amidst the pandemic thanks, in part, to the Michigan Entrepreneur Resilience Fund.

Entrepreneur Michael Baker credits his continued success during the pandemic to adaptability.
Self-Employment Tips From a Michigan Financial Advisor

Lyon Township-based entrepreneur Michael Baker touts adaptability as a key asset in being your own boss, especially during the pandemic.

Networking opportunities can begin virtually and lead to real-world connections for Michiganders.
10 Networking Groups Ambitious Michiganders Should Know About

From local meet-ups to virtual gatherings, these groups will help you expand your personal or professional network.