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  • Amway, again: Alticor announces name change (Quixtar Being Phased Out)

    06/13/2007 3:50:01 PM PDT · by Mr. Brightside · 108 replies · 5,848+ views
    Amway, again: Alticor announces name change Wednesday, June 13, 2007 By Chris KnapeThe Grand Rapids Press ADA TOWNSHIP -- Amway is coming back. Alticor Inc. today confirmed it is in the process of dumping the 7-year-old Quixtar Inc. label and relegating the Alticor name to the back burner as it focuses on rebuilding the Amway brand in North America. Employees received the news in an internal memo from company chairman Steve Van Andel and President Doug DeVos last week, though no public announcement has been made. "We are going through a global transformation of our business," the memo read. "This...
  • Betsy DeVos: Michigan workers paid too much

    04/28/2004 4:52:10 PM PDT · by FourPeas · 48 replies · 1,524+ views
    The Grand Rapids Press ^ | Wednesday, April 28, 2004 | Steven Harmon
    So, who does Betsy DeVos think is getting paid too much? The Republican state party chairwoman raised the issue Tuesday when she issued a press release saying high wages were partly to blame for Michigan's economic woes. "Many, if not most, of the economic problems in Michigan are a result of high wages and a tax and regulatory structure that makes this state uncompetitive," DeVos said in the prepared statement. The press release was issued as DeVos criticized Gov. Jennifer Granholm for pinning the blame on President Bush for Michigan's loss of nearly 200,000 manufacturing jobs. Granholm was in Washington,...