Latest developments: COVID-19 impact on business

On March 10, Gov. Whitmer declared a state of emergency via Executive Order 2020-4 in Michigan when two cases of Coronavirus were confirmed in Michigan residents. Please note, state and federal guidance is evolving, so the information may change. New items are noted with bold, red type with the date they were added.
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April sales drastically drop as pandemic closes Michigan stores

LANSING, Mich. – Most stores were forced to close through the entirety of April due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the results of the Michigan Retail Index reflect the expected drastic decline in numbers.