The Farmington Hills native counts Michelle Obama, Reese Witherspoon and Sarah Jessica Parker among his fans.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Also in Birmingham business news, Tender will host a special party Wednesday evening to raise money for Humble.
Here's a snapshot of what's going on in Birmingham business community this week: Chen Chow Brasserie will be teaming up with Detroit Red Wing Dan Cleary as part of the restaurant's Celebrity Sushi Program. The $14 Cleary crab roll will be Chen Chow's special sushi roll for February and will be available throughout the month. Proceeds will be donated to the Detroit Red Wings Foundation, which assists a wide variety of charitable activities and programs throughout Michigan and Metro Detroit. Past grant recipients include: the Salvation Army STRIVE Hockey Program, the Michigan Amateur Hockey Association One Goal Program and the Far Conservatory of Therapeutic Arts in Birmingham. Since November 2011, Chen Chow has partnered with a local, …
Friday, January 13, 2012
Several Birmingham shops and boutiques played key roles in dressing those going to the North American International Auto Show's Charity Preview Gala on Friday.
The Charity Preview Gala for the North American International Auto Show is Friday night, and Birmingham retailers are helping Metro Detroiters get dressed. In an interview with the Detroit News, Tender co-owner Karen Daskas said she's been helping women from all over Detroit and the Metro area get ready for the gala. The Charity Preview Gala, which hopes to raise more than $3 million for children's charities, takes place from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the Cobo Center. Attendees will see new cars and trucks before the show officially opens to the public. Daskas — who won't sell the same dress to different women attending the same event — told the Detroit News that the rules for black-tie events are changing. No longer are women expected to wear …
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
According to a recent report, 21 percent of holiday shoppers said they planned on buying gifts from their smartphones. Were you one of them?
If you used your smartphone, or deals you found on Twitter or Facebook, to shop this holiday season, you were not alone. According to Deloitte, a national auditing firm with offices in Detroit, Midland, Lansing, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, 21 percent of holiday shoppers said they planned on buying something from their smartphone in 2011. Meanwhile, according to ComScore Inc., which tracks digital business analytics, 91.4 million people in the United States owned smartphones during the last three months of 2011 and of that number, those access social networking sites or blogs jumped to 33 percent of total smartphone users. Downloadeded applications, such as apps, were used by 44 percent of smartphone users. This trend isn't new to …