"If you’ve popped the top on a cold one in the last year, you’ve contributed to the more than $6.6 billion impact the beer industry has on Michigan’s economy. That’s according to a joint study released Tuesday by the Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association." (Detroit News)

"Shareholders at Mylan N.V. will decide Aug. 28 whether to allow the company to pursue a $32.7 billion hostile takeover bid for Perrigo Co." (MiBiz)

"In its latest acquisition to grow in Europe, Allegan-headquartered Perrigo Co. plc plans to buy a German maker of dietary supplements." (MiBiz)

"KALAMAZOO, MI – The public will get a chance Thursday to hear two teams of professionals explain why they'd be the best choice to help craft a development plan for a big chunk of downtown Kalamazoo." (Kalamazoo Gazette)


Southwest Michigan's Second Wave Craft Beer Writer Jeremy Martin says Kalamazoo is becoming known for breweries as much as it is for free college and Gibson Guitars.