Michigan Retailers Association has been lobbying the Governor’s office for many weeks to allow Michigan stores to conduct business in a safe and responsible manner. We’re deeply concerned about permanent closures of stores that simply cannot make it without two months’ worth of revenue.
LANSING, Mich. – The pervasive business shutdown prompted by COVID-19 hit Michigan retailers hard, as reflected in the Michigan Retail Index survey released today.
The monthly survey, based on a 100-point range,
“Thank you so much for your response. I really do appreciate everything that MRA is doing for small business.”
Redford Jewelry & Coin, Plymouth
“Let me thank you again for all of your help and information.
LANSING, Mich. – Retailers in Michigan had momentum going into February, according to the Michigan Retail Index survey. But the survey – which also asks about retailers’ optimism for sales in the next three months – was taken before the COVID-19 crisis hit Michigan.
By SHANDRA MARTINEZ
Photos STEVE JESSMORE
SARANAC, Mich. – Looking at the relatively modest Herbruck’s headquarters, you wouldn’t know the company is the biggest egg producer in Michigan and the 10th largest in the nation.
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By BILL HALLAN, MRA President and CEO
A topic that’s been on my mind lately is the impact of retiring baby boomers. At MRA we’re seeing the effect both internally at the Association and within our membership.
LANSING, Mich. – Retailers in Michigan reported a steep increase in sales this past month compared to numbers reported in January 2019, according to the Michigan Retail Index.
The January Retail Index survey came in at 72.5,