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MRA encourages consumers to visit 3 local shops to stay afloat this holiday season

LANSING, Mich. – This holiday season Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) is calling on Michiganders to join the Shop 3 Challenge by adding at least three local merchants to their list of shopping destinations.

Blogs

CEO Bill Hallan: Real-life lessons from Monopoly

I’ve been playing a lot of Monopoly with my kids the last few days – just our latest activity in this never-ending pandemic. My son Zachary, 7, is particularly obsessed and hopefully he’s learning a thing or two about what it’s like to be a business owner.

What exactly happened this week between the governor and the legislature?

By AMY DRUMM, MRA Vice President, Government Affairs

Thursday, April 30 marked the last day of the legislative extension of the governor’s executive powers under a 1976 Emergency Management Act.

MRA puts out legislative fires

By AMY DRUMM, MRA Vice President, Government Affairs

On the heels of attending a conference of state retail associations in Montana, I was able to spend some time in Glacier National Park and learned about the many forest fires that happen each year in our national parks.