Month: July 2016

Grand Rapids Retailers, Local Leaders to Stress Importance of Buying Nearby to Area Economy

Shoppers supporting retailers such as MercuryHead Gallery benefit community

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Business owners and economic development leaders from Grand Rapids today joined James P. Hallan of the Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) to talk about the growth of new retailers and retail jobs in Grand Rapids and to  remind residents that where they spend their shopping dollars matters a great deal to Michigan’s local communities and state economy.

MRA announces ‘Friend of Retail’ candidate designations and endorsements

LANSING – Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) today announced the designation of 71 legislative candidates in the August 2 primary who are considered a “Friend of Retail” and deserve member support.