2022 Buy Nearby analysis estimates significant economic benefits to Michigan if consumers switch to more local purchases
The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) released its annual Buy Nearby economic analysis on the impact of consumers switching 10 percent of their spending from out-of-state retailers to Michigan-based retailers.
By Meredith Gremel, former Michigan Retailers Services board member and retired SpartanNash executive
Every three minutes, someone receives news that seems to stop time.
“You have a form of blood cancer.”
By Shandra Martinez, Michigan Retailer
Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) may sound dull, but they can be transformative for a business, especially a retailer. A document detailing practices can be key to easier onboarding of new employees,
What is a valid credit card number worth to the bad guys? A lot, it seems.
Imagine having a ‘customer’ come into your physical store and stand at the cash wrap station asking you to run one card after another,
BY: Dave Kelly, CTO, SensCy
We all understand that the last few years have been a difficult time for many small businesses. But small business owners are resilient and have managed to change the way in which we do business to survive—and thrive—in this new era.
By: Shandra Martinez
As COVID-19 continues to upend the higher education landscape, North Central Michigan College in Petoskey is finding creative ways to serve students.
Online learning became universal during the pandemic as gatherings were restricted to prevent the spread of contagious and sometimes deadly illnesses.