Month: February 2017

Michigan Retailers announces Scott retirement

LANSING – Michigan Retailers Association today announced that Tom Scott, senior vice president communications and marketing, will retire on July 5 after 24 years with the organization.

MRA President and CEO James P.

Gov’t Affairs News: income tax repeal, budget, appointments and more

House committee quickly reports income tax repeal

After only one committee hearing, the House Tax Policy Committee reported HB 4001 – a bill to repeal the state’s income tax over 40 years.

Michigan retailers forecast 2017 sales gains

LANSING – More than four of five Michigan retailers (82 percent) expect to increase 2017 sales over last year despite a slow start, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.