retail businesses

Online Shopping
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The holiday season is upon us, and, for many, that means, among other things...time to shop.  WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Jun Li, an associate professor of technology and operations at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, about what that means to local retailers and the overall shopping trends now and once the coronavirus pandemic has passed.


Cash
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer rolled out a plan Wednesday to help health care staff, retail workers, and delivery people pay for college or job training.  We have more from Rick Pluta.


Weber's Offering New Services To Our Community

Mar 25, 2020

Weber's Restaurant and Hotel is one of many local businesses that have had to change the way they operate during the coronavirus pandemic.  WEMU's Jorge Avellan tells us how they've adapted to the new normal.


Hollander
Cindy and Tom Hollander

Change is constant, especially in retail.  After more than 30 years, Hollander’s, known for its beautiful paper, gifts, and paper and bookmaking workshops, is moving to an online format in June when it closes its Kerrytown shop.  Cindy and Tom Hollander join The Arts Alliance’s Deb Polich and WEMU’s David Fair to talk about the next page in the book of Hollander’s on this edition of “creative.impact.”


As the gift shopping season continues, "buy local" week is underway in Washtenaw County.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.