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Nov 24, 2014, 14:07 ET

Ann Arbor Chosen as Global Trade Best City

Ann Arbor has been chosen by Global Trade magazine as one of "America's Best Cities for Global Trade". Ann Arbor was recognized for being a hub for...

Nov 24, 2014, 08:00 ET

ANN INC. Elects Katie J. Bayne to Board of Directors

ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN), the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, today announced that Katie J. Bayne has been elected to its Board of Directors....

Nov 21, 2014, 11:03 ET

Ann Payne's Caveman Foods Ltd Has Ancient Vegetarian Lineage

A method of using friendly yeasts and bacteria TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Confused about how water kefir fits into a Paleo diet? It all...

Nov 21, 2014, 07:45 ET

ANN INC. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results

 ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN) today reported results for the fiscal third quarter, ended November 1, 2014. For the fiscal third quarter of 2014, the...

Nov 19, 2014, 13:14 ET

Economic Development Council of Livingston County Honors 2014 Projects, Partners at Annual Meeting

 The Economic Development Council of Livingston County (EDCLC) recently held its annual meeting with its partners, board of directors and...

Nov 18, 2014, 07:05 ET
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Karmanos Cancer Institute honored by Michigan Cancer Consortium with Spirit of Collaboration Award

 The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute was recognized by the Michigan Cancer Consortium with the 2014 Spirit of Collaboration Award for its...

Nov 13, 2014, 13:40 ET

New Eagle Repays Funding to Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund After Successful Product Launch, Sales

Ann Arbor SPARK business accelerator client New Eagle recently repaid the $250,000 Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund award that it received in 2012....

Nov 10, 2014, 15:26 ET
Ann Arbor SPARK presented its annual FastTrack awards to 15 Washtenaw-based companies. FastTrack awards are presented to companies with consistent records of growth. Recipients of 2014 Ann Arbor SPARK FastTrack awards were required to have revenue of at least $100,000 in 2010, with an annual growth of 20 percent for the following three years. Several of the 2014 FastTrack award recipients were multiple year winners.

Ann Arbor SPARK Recognizes Consistent Company Growth with FastTrack Awards

Ann Arbor SPARK recently presented its annual FastTrack awards to 15 Washtenaw-based companies that have demonstrated consistent growth. Several of...

Nov 10, 2014, 08:00 ET

Ann Arbor SPARK Recognizes Consistent Company Growth with FastTrack Awards

Ann Arbor SPARK recently presented its annual FastTrack awards to 15 Washtenaw-based companies that have demonstrated consistent growth. Several of...

Nov 06, 2014, 07:00 ET

ANN INC. Updates Outlook for Third Quarter and Full Year 2014

-- Provides Fourth Quarter 2014 Outlook -- -- Company Launches Comprehensive Supply Chain Initiative -- ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN) today updated...

Oct 30, 2014, 17:20 ET

Paxton Medical Wins Ann Arbor SPARK's Best of Boot Camp

 Paxton Medical was awarded Best of Boot Camp at the conclusion of Ann Arbor SPARK's 25th Entrepreneurial Boot Camp. Paxton Medical was chosen...

Oct 21, 2014, 10:01 ET

Community Cats Book Details Public Opinion on Feral Cats and Programs in Place to Manage Urban Rat Infestations

Dr. Anne Beall faced a dilemma; find a solution to the rat infestation that plagued her community or sell her Chicago Lakeview home. Research led...

Oct 17, 2014, 10:26 ET
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The Last Time Your Child Had A CT Scan - Did You Know What The Radiation Dose Was?

It's back to school and more youth than ever are involved in some type of sporting activity. That's why approximately three million youth are seen...

Oct 14, 2014, 16:22 ET

ANN INC. Enters into a Non-Disclosure Agreement with Golden Gate Capital

 ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN) today announced that it has entered into a non-disclosure agreement with Golden Gate Capital providing for the sharing of...

Oct 14, 2014, 15:42 ET
Nearly 40,000 fans filled Comerica Park for the Detroit Tigers 2014 Pink Out the Park in partnership with the Karmanos Cancer Institute to raise awareness of breast health. Fans had the opportunity to write the name of a loved one on pink placards, supporting someone going through the breast cancer fight or in honor of someone who lost their battle. The enthusiasm for the Detroit Tigers was electric and the support expressed by fans for all those touched by breast cancer was inspiring...

Detroit Tigers Pink Out the Park hits a home run

 When it comes to raising breast health awareness that benefits our community, the Detroit Tigers hit it out of the ballpark. That's exactly...

Oct 10, 2014, 13:08 ET
Middleton, WI writer Ann Reichardt (right) with Zane, author of "Addicted," on red carpet, at movie's premiere October 6, 2014 in Washington, DC.  Reichardt attended gala event as guest of Zane, who wrote the erotic novel on which the Lionsgate film is based and also served as an executive producer of the star studded movie.  Opens nationwide October 10th.  Reichardt's new book "The Dance Card" examines her fictionalized experiences and eyeopening relationships as a divorcee navigating the rocky waters of Internet Dating. (PRNewsFoto/Ann Reichardt)

"Zane's 'Addicted' Dazzles Middleton Author"

 When Ann Reichardt received the call from her business partner, the first-time Middleton author thought he was kidding.  Even though her...

Oct 07, 2014, 15:00 ET

ANN INC. continua su estrategia de expansión internacional con su entrada a México

ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN) anunció hoy la apertura de su primera tienda LOFT en México, dando continuidad a la expansión internacional de...

Oct 07, 2014, 07:30 ET

ANN INC. Furthers Strategic International Expansion With Entry Into Mexico

 ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN) today announced the opening of its first LOFT store in Mexico, continuing the Company's international expansion. ...

Oct 01, 2014, 10:25 ET
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Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University enhance commitment to cancer care, research

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) and Wayne State University (WSU) have reaffirmed their commitment to promoting excellence in cancer...

Sep 24, 2014, 16:15 ET

Hannigan Insurance Opens New Operations Center in Ann Arbor with Support from SPARK, MEDC

With support from Ann Arbor SPARK, Hannigan Insurance is opening a customer retention and acquisition center in the Ann Arbor region. Hannigan...