Retailers are looking for employees who can help create gratifying experiences for customers. In a tight labor market, how do you find them?
1. Never stop
Don’t wait until you need to start looking for your next hire.
By SHANDRA MARTINEZ
Rachel Nisch is like many millennial retailers, she is finding a new way to reach customers her own age and keep them coming back.
The 31-year-old is buying Graye’s Greenhouse in the Detroit suburb of Plymouth,
Michigan’s still a purple state
It’s official, Michigan voters shifted the political landscape in the state from a reddish-purple to a darker blue purple last night. Democrats won big in statewide races but failed to flip control of the legislature.
By MEEGAN HOLLAND
OKEMOS – A Michigan State University accelerator for taking new food products to market could be a game changer for businesses ranging from Slows Bar BQ in Detroit to a Michigan startup called Burgers Unlimited in Fenton.
Christmas comes year-round at Wahmhoff Farms Nursery located in Gobles, west of Kalamazoo. The holiday is strategically planned years in advance. Owners Dan and Ken, along with siblings Betsy and Tom,
As the temperatures cooled, September retail sales dipped a bit as well, but the picture is still positive year-over-year, according to the monthly Retail Index survey that Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) conducts in cooperation with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Detroit branch.
It’s a cloudy morning in Lansing, and as usual, I’ve arrived before dawn. The coffee has started to work and I’m knee deep in research. A colleague strolls into my office and wants to know why I’ve got a pentagram splashed across my computer screen.
The MRA Private Insurance Exchange not only gives you a venue where you can select the best plans to offer your employees, it provides benefit management technology that is usually available only to large employers.
By JOHN MAYLEBEN
Recently, Facebook announced that they had discovered a possible data breach and that 50 million Facebook users were being forced to re-enter their passwords to prove they were the “real” user.
By JAMES P. HALLAN,
MRA President and Chief Executive Officer
Joined by almost every major business association in the state, Michigan Retailers announced its endorsement of Attorney General Bill Schuette for Governor and Lisa Posthumus Lyons for Lt.