By MEEGAN HOLLAND
“What an honor to represent the retail industry,” Hallan said. “Not many people get to be a spokesperson for thousands of members. It’s your voice that hopefully carries the right message.”
Hallan has witnessed a massive transformation in retail since he joined MRA in 1985.
LANSING, MI – The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) today announced the appointment of Thomas P. Clement as its General Counsel, effective Sept. 3.
Clement is currently General Counsel for the Michigan Supreme Court,
21 students receiving Retailers scholarships
MRA’s annual scholarship competition is awarding 21 scholarships totaling $30,000 for the 2019-20 academic year.
The awards are funded by the Michigan Retailers Foundation and contributions from MRA members and other donors.
Grocers, suppliers and friends – join us at Crystal Mountain Resort for the Food Retailers Summit, where we’ll take networking to the next level! This year’s agenda is full of hot topics and networking events that we can’t wait to share with you.
According to Hardware Retailing magazine, 81 percent of power tools are purchased in-store, not online.
The magazine surveyed customers, who said they purchased a new tool based on price and where they were already shopping at the time.
By JOHN MAYLEBEN
As some of you already know, there is a class action lawsuit claiming that merchants paid more fees than they should have for accepting Visa and MasterCard as payment from consumers.
Story and photos: SHANDRA MARTINEZ
You might call Copper Nail a successful failure. It was supposed to be a senior center with a little shop. Instead, it became a successful retail shop that brings seniors together.
Michigan Retailers will say goodbye to four retiring employees this summer, and three are happening on June 28! President and CEO James P. Hallan’s retirement was previously announced and will occur on Aug.
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