Month: August 2017

Michigan retail sales down slightly in July

LANSING – Michigan retailers reported a slight drop in sales activity for July over a month ago, but they’re optimistic that the next three months will be better, according to the Michigan Retail Index,

What’s Happening In…Grocery

The National Conference on Weights and Measures rejected a requirement for retailers to have equipment, purchased after 2020, that prints the tare on the receipt for each item weighed on the scale at the point of sale.

What’s Happening In…Hardware

Ace Hardware came out on top of a survey of 7,800+ consumers who were asked about their favorite place for home improvement shopping. Market Force Information asked participants to rate their satisfaction with last experience with a home improvement store,