Could the world's first shopping mall be the best site for a $5 billion second headquarters of the online retailer that is disrupting global shopping? The city of Southfield thinks so. Officials are preparing to submit a proposal that pitches the former Northland Mall to Amazon, which announced September 7 that it seeks options for a massive new tech and office complex in North America that could employ up to 50,000 people.
Brandon, hired in 2015 to run the company, has longtime ties to Michigan. He was a University of Michigan football player and graduated from U-M in 1974. He's been CEO of Domino's Pizza and athletic director at the University of Michigan before he was fired in 2014. He also worked for Valassis. He remains on several boards with state ties: Domino's Pizza, Herman Miller and DTE Energy.
Vitamin World is the latest national retail to file for bankruptcy in 2017. The health supply store filed on September 12 for chapter 11 protection, seeking to close underperforming stores and run a leaner specialty store operation. Vitamin World was the 25th store to file this year, according to retail experts. The chain sells "products across all major vitamins, minerals, herbs andsupplements and sports nutrition categories," according to the bankruptcy filing.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".