+ From: The Muskegon Community Foundation – Why are you here? video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWHd2GILNII
Attempt to inspire the community….with mixed responses. Revitalizing commuities and economies might be a significant future endeavor for forward looking organizations (and growing businesses).
+ Where are they now – From July 2008
- Midwest Airlines :http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midwest_Airlines No longer flying….though Midwest did provide the “Best Care in the Air”.
- Kaydon bearings: www.kaydonbearings.com Continues as a prominent manufacture of large bearings. Now part of a larger organization of similar companies.
- Sears/K-Mart: A mediocre business. From Business Week – www.tinyurl.com/mswgoac
+ Kroger buys Harris-Teeter grocery chain. Kroger has several different brands. Will they let Harris-Teeter keep their market position and brand identity?
+ Raleigh on-line business: www.magnaready.com Dress shirts with magnets instaed of buttons.
+ Customer Care?: Time Watner Cable changed their home page, yet somehow neglected to let the customer know.
+ Starbucks has about 400 stores that are identived as Clover/Reserve.: They have a Clover brewer and “Reserve” coffees ( more whole bean choices than a typical Starbucks).