Month: June 2021

MRA reports May retail sales rise slightly over April

Michigan businesses continue to battle labor and supply shortages recent pandemic survey finds

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan retailers reported a slight increase in May sales over April,

Westlund’s Apple Market Recognized as a Michigan Centennial Retailer

In April, MRA President and CEO Bill Hallan recognized Westlund’s Apple Market as a Michigan Centennial Retailer. Under the ownership of two families, the store has managed to ride out a century of ups and downs,

Travel trends put Michiganders in the driver’s seat as tourism ramps up


There are early signs that tourism is ramping back up as more Americans get vaccinations. A full bounce-back for the industry isn’t likely to happen until 2022,