Month: July 2017

14 students receive Retailers 2017-18 scholarships

MRA’s annual scholarship competition is awarding 14 scholarships totaling $20,500 for the 2017-18 academic year.

The awards are funded by the Michigan Retailers Foundation and contributions from MRA members and other donors.

A strong retail showing

Michigan Sales
After a sluggish start, we are now at the mid-point of a Pure Michigan summer and from all reports coming into our Lansing-based “world headquarters” it’s been favorable for many of our members.

Michigan retail sales up, bucking national trend

LANSING – Michigan retailers are on a roll, with June marking the fourth straight month of positive year-over-year sales, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.