Month: May 2016

Retailers’ sales and forecasts remain positive

LANSING – Michigan retailers’ sales and forecasts remained positive in March while slipping only slightly from the previous month, according to the latest Michigan Retail Index survey, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Michigan Retailers names business representative for Central/Southwest Michigan

LANSING – Brian Scott, a mid-Michigan resident with solid experience in sales and client service, has joined Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) as its business development representative in Central and Southwest Michigan.

Gov’t Affairs News – tax appeal changes, plastic bags and more

Committee discusses Tax Tribunal changes

The House Tax Policy Committee held two weeks of hearings on legislation that HB 5578 could have a big impact on commercial property taxes and tax appeals.