Guest Columns

China’s Largest eTailer Posts 20 Percent First Quarter Earnings Gain

BEIJING, China - First quarter earnings for JD.com, China’s largest online retailer, exceeded expectations, prompting Principle Investor Zhang Jindong and Founder and CEO Richard Liu to renew the platform agreement they have with Tencent Holdings Ltd, one of the world’s most successful technology companies. The online Chinese-based China retailer is backed by Walmart and Alphabet

By |2019-06-12T15:45:19-04:00June 12th, 2019|Guest Columns|

Blockchain Set to Change the Way We Trade Gold

Before understanding how blockchain can change the way we trade gold, one must first understand how it can impact global commodity trading. 'How Is Blockchain Changing the Commodity Trading Industry?' Trade Finance Global notes that the process involved in global commodity trading is slow, because of the need for the physical exchange of pertinent documents.

By |2019-05-06T11:26:11-04:00May 6th, 2019|Guest Columns|

The Man Behind China’s Battery Vehicle Boom Wants To Do The Same For Fuel Cells

BEIJING, China - It took only a decade for China to build the world’s largest battery-powered electric vehicle market. Now the architect behind it, Wan Gang, wants to do the same for hydrogen-powered electric vehicles. “The fuel cell is the future development direction,” said Wan Gang on Wednesday (April 17) on the sidelines of the

By |2019-04-18T15:36:48-04:00April 18th, 2019|Guest Columns|

SBAM President Calley: Thanks Michigan Supreme Court For Scheduling Oral Arguments On Minimum Wage, Sick Leave

LANSING - Small Business Association of Michigan President Brian Calley praised the decision by the Michigan Supreme Court to hear arguments on the constitutionality of the state’s minimum wage and paid sick time laws. Brian Calley “We are thankful that the court has agreed to take up the question as to the constitutionality of PA 368

By |2019-04-04T18:52:29-04:00April 4th, 2019|Guest Columns|

Rehmann To Host Free Cyber Security Threats And Best Practices Forum May 9

TROY – Rehmann announced Friday that they will host a Cyber Security Threats & Best Practices Forum at the Detroit Marriott Troy Hotel in Troy on May 9. The conference is presented in partnership with The Michigan Chamber of Commerce and WatchGuard Technologies. The forum will feature a live hacking demo and keynote presentation by

By |2019-03-22T16:54:32-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Cyber Defense, Guest Columns|

THC123: Helping The Cannabis Industry Navigate Through The Complexity

STERLING HEIGHTS - With the rapid growth and increasing complexity of the cannabis market, there is a growing need for business management services to help guide this industry. New players are becoming increasingly involved in the cannabis industry, who bring new innovations and perspectives to aid in advancements in learning about this medicinal plant. This

By |2019-03-20T17:50:57-04:00March 20th, 2019|Guest Columns|

Chicago Inno Highlights 10 Detroit Women Building Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystem In The Motor City

CHICAGO - Digital media and events company Chicago Inno, highlighted 10 Detroit women whose initiatives are powerful winds behind Detroit’s sail. These 10 women are at the helm of fueling an inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem in Detroit, the publication reports. And these women are: Talent Incubation April Boyle, Founder & Executive Director of Build Institute Kicking off

By |2019-03-15T06:02:37-04:00March 15th, 2019|Entrepreneurs, Guest Columns|

Anderson Economic Group Wins Award For Software That Predicted Amazon HQ2 Winning Cities

EAST LANSING - Patrick Anderson, CEO of Anderson Economic Group, using his Rapid Recursive technology, explains why Amazon selected New York City and Washington DC over other cities for its HQ2, and lists similarly desirable cities that could serve as alternatives to the now-terminated Queens, New York project. As a result of his research, Anderson

By |2019-02-24T18:33:02-04:00February 24th, 2019|Guest Columns|

Is This The Year Of Reckoning For Automobile Industry?

ANN ARBOR - U.S. light vehicle sales ended 2018 on a surprisingly strong note, and the 2019 outlook is mostly positive for the industry. Most forecasters expect companies to continue to post healthy profits and for U.S. sales and production to remain high, though down a few percentage points from the levels achieved in 2016

By |2019-02-10T13:30:24-04:00February 10th, 2019|Guest Columns|