Retail Index

Michigan Retail Association in conjunction with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Detroit office conducts monthly research among Michigan retail and small businesses to determine the health of the state’s retail and its impact on Michigan’s economy.

Michigan Retail Seasonally Adjusted Sales Rise Robustly

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33 percent report increase, 61 percent anticipate continued growth

Michigan Retailers Association today reported that January 2023 sales rose over modest December sales – a positive direction for the state’s retail climate and good indicator for the overall economy.

Michigan Retail Holiday Sales Down Modestly, Overall 2022 Sales Flat

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On a 100 point scale, Michigan retailers hit only 41.2 – below the 50 point midline

Michigan Retailers Association today reports that December 2022 sales, including online sales,

Michigan’s November Retail Index Hovers At Midpoint, Retailers Uncertain About 2023 Sales Levels

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With 50 the breaking point of positive and negative sales, 52% of retailers report a positive November

Michigan Retailers Association today reports that November 2022 sales remained relatively flat when compared to October 2022.