Thursday Feb 27
Bead Works closing after 3 decades in Franklin
Bead Works owner Nomi Joyrich, left, and manager Kathy Mamat will close the shop March 8. Nomi Joyrich was still in college when her mother, then a prolific beaded jewelry maker, opened the doors to Bead Works in historic Franklin Village.
Sale pending: Former Farmer Jack building on Washtenaw Avenue under contract
A former Farmer Jack building that's been vacant for the past seven years could soon be home to a new retail store.
US News & World Report
How to Overcome Shopping Addiction
About 5 percent of Americans suffer from compulsive shopping, and even more struggle with lesser forms of overspending, says Terrence Shulman, founder of The Shulman Center for Compulsive Theft, Spending & Hoarding based in Franklin, Mich.