WWW sample sale West Michigan’s largest United Way fundraiser

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“You can’t create a monster like this and turn it over to someone else,” Michael Bohnsack, director of Merrell Retail, a division of Wolverine World Wide (WWW), said of the annual sample sale held Thursday, Sept. 30 at WWW headquarters on Courtland Drive, Rockford. The sample sale, in its third year, was opened to the […]

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GONE—Sunday morning all that remains of the three-story riverside WWW warehouse is the three level interior elevator tower.

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Planning Commission praises new shoe store plan

Kenneth Grady, general council and secretary for Wolverine World Wide, describes the thinking for placement of a new shoe and apparel store that will be built on the south side of the current Wolverine complex in downtown Rockford.

A public hearing for plans to build a new shoe and apparel store on the south section of the current Wolverine World Wide (WWW) property on the Rogue River was held Thursday, June 24. The plan met a warm reception for the most part, despite several comments—both from the public and Rockford Planning Commissioners—concerning contamination […]

Wolverine presents responsible approach to tannery site redevelopment

Much of the 15 acres of the Wolverine waterfront complex will be undeveloped green space for the foreseeable future future according to the most recent plans.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL At the May City of Rockford Planning Commission meeting, Wolverine World Wide (WWW) offered up a conceptual proposal and rendition of the company’s plans for redevelopment of the tannery facility. The following in verbatim is the verbiage of that spring 2010 update. “Following Wolverine World Wide’s 2009 decision to close […]

News Bits — April 15, 2010

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. announces $200 million share repurchase program, declares quarterly dividend Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (NYSE: WWW) announced that its Board of Directors approved a new share repurchase program at its regularly scheduled meeting February 11, 2010, authorizing up to $200 million in share repurchases. The share repurchases are to be made over […]