MRA News Releases

Nov 19 - Retailers post small sales gains in October

LANSING – Michigan retailers rang up slightly better sales in October, according to the la..

Nov 4 - Michigan Retailers: ‘Assessor Overreach’ legislation would be unconstitutional tax increase

LANSING – Legislation that would change local property assessment practices on large retai..

Nov 3 - Michigan Retailers elects board members, officers

LANSING – The Michigan Retailers Association Board of Directors has re-elected all officer..

Oct 26 - Retailers forecast stronger holiday shopping

LANSING – In its most positive forecast since 2012, Michigan’s retail industry sees ..

Oct 21 - Retailers strengthen sales forecasts for 4th Quarter

LANSING – Michigan retailers’ sales forecasts have strengthened for the final three ..

Sep 16 - Fall forecasts stay strong despite August sales dip

LANSING – Michigan retailers’ sales forecasts remain strong for fall despite a drop ..

Sep 14 - Wm. Hallan promoted to Executive Vice President

LANSING – The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) Board of Directors has promoted William..

Sep 3 - Shoppers Urged to Buy Nearby, Support Upper Peninsula Retailers

Marquette Businesses Join Buy Nearby Guy Ahead of Labor Day Weekend Festivities MARQUETTE, M..

Aug 19 - Sales forecasts cool slightly after hot July

LANSING – Michigan retailers’ sales forecasts through October slipped slightly after..

Aug 12 - Buy Nearby Campaign Promotes Mobile-Friendly Website, New #ibuynearby Photo Contest

Economies in local communities and all of Michigan benefit when shoppers Buy Nearby LANSING,..

Aug 6 - Shoppers Urged to Buy Nearby, Support Northern Michigan Retailers This Summer and Year-Round

Traverse City Businesses Join Buy Nearby Guy Ahead of Downtown Street Sale TRAVERSE CITY, M..

Jul 15 - Michigan retailers’ sales and forecasts rise

LANSING – Michigan retailers’ sales rebounded in June and expectations remained stro..

Jun 17 - Michigan retailers expect summer sales gains

LANSING – Michigan retailers’ summer sales forecasts remain strong despite a dip in ..

Jun 17 - Shoppers Urged to Buy Nearby, Support Michigan Communities this Festival Weekend

Lansing businesses join Buy Nearby Guy at Zoobie’s Old Town Tavern LANSING, Mich. &mda..

Jun 15 - Schwark brothers create legacy scholarship through Michigan Retailers Association

LANSING — Brothers and businessmen Jim, Tom and Mike Schwark of Macomb County have establi..

May 20 - Michigan retailers remain upbeat

LANSING – Michigan retailers’ sales forecasts remain strong for late spring and earl..

Apr 15 - Michigan retail sales bounce back

LANSING – Michigan retailers’ sales rose sharply in March, rebounding from their ste..

Mar 18 - February cold hurts Michigan retail sales

LANSING – Michigan retailers’ sales fell along with the temperatures during February..

Feb 18 - Michigan retailers expect sales growth this year

LANSING – Seventy-nine percent of Michigan retail businesses expect to grow their sales th..

Feb 3 - MRA announces two promotions, new hire

LANSING – Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) announced the promotions of Lansing area re..

Feb 3 - MRA hires manager of information technology

LANSING – Dave Papp, an Ann Arbor resident and expert at servicing computer and technology..

Jan 27 - Michigan Retailers Association offers more than 30 college scholarships

LANSING – Michigan Retailers Association is offering 34 or more college scholarships this ..

Jan 21 - Strong December lifts Michigan holiday season

LANSING – Most Michigan retailers reported better holiday sales, thanks to a strong Decemb..

Jan 15 - Retailers applaud Gov. Snyder’s signing of Main Street Fairness legislation

LANSING – Michigan’s retail industry applauded Gov. Snyder’s signing today of ..


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