Teacher Wins $500 Gift Card on I Buy Nearby Weekend

Michigan Retailers Association awards prize in #ibuynearby photo contest

Okemos, Mich. — Julie Kowalewski tries to always buy nearby, so it was especially thrilling when she won a $500 gift card from the Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) for the photo she took showing off the necklace she bought at Becky Beauchine Kulka Diamonds and Fine Jewelry (BBK) in Okemos during I Buy Nearby weekend.

Michigan retailers improve outlook for autumn

LANSING – Michigan retailers’ autumn sales forecasts rose modestly following sluggish sales growth in August, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Oakland County Retailers, Local Leaders Emphasize Importance to Area Economy of Buying Nearby

Special deals available to shoppers at upcoming I Buy Nearby Weekend

ROCHESTER, Mich. — Speaking in the heart of a successful downtown in Oakland County, James P.