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219 E. Paw Paw Street
Paw Paw, MI 49079
June 19, 2015 | Super-Stores may draw the attention of the press, but the field of competition in the grocery business is being influenced by newer mid-sized specialized stores offering a bundle of services and features.
June 10, 2015 | The purpose and need of the cooperative have been identified and a business plan to meet the needs developed. Now for the hard part: gathering the resources and implementation.
June 4, 2015 | Having enough interest in starting a cooperative is just the first step, developing a viable business plan, when implemented, that meets the identified needs is the second.
April 27, 2015 | Just as any journey starts with but a single step, formation of a cooperative entails a proper beginning to ensure the likelihood of success.
April 22, 2015 | Cooperatives require a group with a mutual need that is willing to share the responsibilities for managing this form of business.
March 5, 2015 | Understanding the nature of the marketplace requires knowledge of the different demographic groups’ values and desires.
March 4, 2015 | Some companies take months to fill vacancies, pondering if every applicant is the right fit. Using these shortcut tools will reduce this lag time and improve productivity.
February 3, 2015 | While not many companies provide a gold watch, let alone a pension, workers beyond the normal retirement age still have talents to offer.
February 3, 2015 | The boomer generation, a force of 41 million workers between the age of 50 and 64, will soon be retiring. Every company needs a plan to not only replace them, but to utilize the wisdom and experience to better train the up and coming gen-X'ers.
December 9, 2014 | Empty store fronts detract from the vibrancy of any community. Creative solutions can include sharing space and talents in an efficacious manner.