Latino Press President Elias Gutierrez and New Michigan Media Founding Director Hayg Oshagan will speak with Carolyn Clifford about ethnic media on WXYZ-TV Detroit 20/20, Sept. 8 at 5 pm.
Kwang Jin America is a company manufacturing window regulators, door modules and other components. It has an assembly line in Sterling Heights, Michigan and employs about 100 Detroiters. Kwang Jin America is a well-known company that has created special training programs and takes great care of its employees. Constant communication and strong management skills have overcome cultural and language barriers between Korean managers and American workers. Kwang Jin America's approach is exemplified in its "Human Touch" program toward its employees, part of a tradition from its mother company in Korea, Kwang Jin Korea. The company plays a prominent leadership role for the 70 Korean companies in Michigan.
There are a few food items that are as identifiably "made in Detroit" as the horseless carriage, seven-layer cake, Coney Island hotdogs and a certain extra-fizzy ginger ale among them. Then there are bagels.
Wasabi owner Chul-Woong Kang spent five miserable years working in Detroit-based Korean businesses in the mid-1990s. Fifteen years later, after vowing never to return, he is back in the city, not far from where he used to live near Wayne State campus. This time, he is his own boss, and doing exactly what he loves - making customers happy. Even if it means tracking them down on Yelp.
Pam Feinberg helps patients access medical, social and practical care necessary to live as healthy and independently as possible. The Jewish News highlights Feinberg and her successful health consulting business, Feinberg Consulting.
Writer and Director Brian Kohne has developed some new merchandising techniques to showcase his movie in Detroit and in International Markets.
It is no surprise that Jessica Hernandez has made a successful career in music and in business. She's a young talented member of a new generation of the Hernandez family, who are highly recognized within the Hispanic community for their different businesses and continuous involvement in the development of the Southwest Detroit community.
In an economy as tough as Michigan's, where job losses have been increasing, the conventional narrative is that it is difficult to do business here because people are struggling to make ends meet.But that is not what one Detroit entrepreneur believes. Hot Sams is a men's clothing store housed at the Compuware building in downtown Detroit.
When driving down Woodward Ave in downtown Detroit it might be easy to miss the little coffee shop on the corner of State St. named Chez Zara, but for the Detroiters who work in the area every day, this French style shop located inside of the Kresge Building has gradually become a favorite hot spot since opening its doors in early 2010.