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Grow Michigan’s Economy by Shopping? It’s Possible.

Buy Nearby 2023 infographic

By shifting only 10% of their spending to local Michigan retailers, consumers have the power to drive a $1.3 billion surge in our state’s economy. Recent research by the Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and Public Sector Consultants (PSC) reveals this potential win for Michigan in the annual Buy Nearby economic study.

MRA Recognizes Buy Nearby Champion

Barb Stein with MRA President and CEO Bill Hallan

During the early 2010’s, retail was feeling the brunt of the Great Recession. Sales were down and Main Streets were hurting. Michigan retailers, as a whole, are creative and gifted marketers,

Welcome to Taylor, Michigan

Buy Nearby Guy and Taylor Swift's famous 13

BY: Andrea Bitely, MRA Vice President of Marketing and Communications

With Taylor Swift in Detroit on June 9 and 10, Michigan Retailers Association would like to welcome everyone to Taylor,