Business

Smoothie King, a fast-food chain, celebrated the opening of their Ann Arbor location Saturday.

Smoothie King held its grand opening of its Ann Arbor location this past Saturday. The new store is located in the Westgate Shopping Center at the intersection of Jackson Road and I-94. About 20 people attended.

About 30 people attended a local event Tuesday titled “What is Queer Fashion? Millennials, Gen Z, and Gender Equal Clothing” at the Ann Arbor District Library. The event focused on a push for an increase in inclusivity within the fashion industry.

South U Pizza will close to make way for a new high rise apartment building.

After a decade of serving students and Ann Arbor locals, South U Pizza is shutting its doors for good in mid-December. Located at 1110 S. University Ave., the local eatery has been a pizza staple since opening in 2009. 

The First Customer and Small Company Innovation programs recently received the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities’ 2019 innovation and economic prosperity award.

The Association of Public Land-Grant Universities’ 2019 innovation and economic prosperity award was awarded to the First Customer and Small Company Innovation programs. Both initiatives are part of the The University of Michigan’s Economic Growth Institute.

Angie and Dan Bastian, co-founders of BOOMCHICKAPOP, give the keynote speech at the 2019 Michigan Marketing Symposium in Robertson Auditorium Thursday.

Angie and Dan Bastian, husband and wife co-founders of kettle corn snack company BOOMCHICKAPOP, delivered the keynote speech to students and faculty in Robertson Auditorium at the 2019 Michigan Marketing Symposium on Thursday.

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For the winter 2020 term, the Ross School of Business is offering a new cross-cultural business course that virtually connects teams of faculty and students in Michigan, Libya, Egypt and Lebanon.

Tim Sloan, a former CEO of Wells Fargo, speaks at the Ross School of Business on Wednesday afternoon.

Tim Sloan, University of Michigan alum and retired chief executive officer of Wells Fargo Bank, discussed “Building Trust in Crisis” as part of the Business and Society 2020 speakers series Wednesday morning.

74th Secretary of the Navy Donald Winter, an Engineering professor at the University and Michael Barger, Business professor, discuss military leadership skills within business and policy Wednesday afternoon in Robertson Auditorium.

74th Secretary of the Navy Donald Winter, an Engineering professor at the University of Michigan, and Michael Barger, Business professor and executive director in the Office of Strategy and Academic Innovation, discussed military leadership skills within business and policy Wednesday aftern

Hummus Sababa opened on Packard Street November 6.

Hummus Sababa, a new pop-up restaurant hosted by York Food & Drink (formerly Morgan & York), opened on Nov. 6 in Ann Arbor.

The Israel Summit at Michigan discusses Israeli innovation and entrepreneurship in the Ross School of Business Sunday.

The first ever Israel Summit at Michigan drew about 100 students and community members to the Ross School of Business Sunday morning for an event highlighting Israeli innovation and entrepreneurship.