What We Do
The Michigan Retailers Association is the unified voice of Michigan’s retail industry and a trusted resource for all types of businesses. Retailers provide more than $100 billion worth of goods and services annually to consumers in Michigan and employ 450,000 Michiganians.
Headquartered in Lansing, MRA provides aggressive legislative representation and a wide range of profit-boosting services to nearly 5,000 member businesses, which own and operate more than 12,000 stores across the state. Members range in size from the smallest singlestore operations to the largest national and international chains.
Incorporated in 1940 to help retailers succeed in business, MRA has become the nation’s largest state trade association of general merchandise retailers.