Month: February 2022

MRA Announces New Grant Program for Local Communities and Downtowns

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Four grants of $7,500 each to be awarded to communities looking to promote downtown retail

Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) announced today it has created a new grant program to support local communities and the vibrant retail businesses that anchor those downtowns.

MRA reports January sales down from strong December

Jan Actual Sales

Retailers report a slightly slower start to 2022
than reported in 2021

Michigan Retailers Association today reports January 2022 sales fall from robust December 2021.

The January Retail Index survey came in at 58.3,

MRA More Than Doubles Scholarship Award Amount

Graduation Day

Association will now award 12 $3,500 scholarships for 2022-2023 school year

Michigan Retailers Association (MRA), the country’s largest state-retail association, announced today that it is increasing the monetary award of its annual scholarship program for the 2022-2023 academic year.