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.
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan retailers reported that although overall sales decreased in October from September, retailers are optimistic as they head into the holiday shopping season.
The October Retail Index survey came in at 52.4,
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) today announced Jennifer Rook will join the organization as vice president of communications and marketing. Rook succeeds Meegan Holland, who retires on December 4.
BY SHANDRA MARTINEZ
Whether it’s providing access to experts or adding more outdoor seating, downtowns across Michigan are finding creative ways to support small business during the global pandemic.
BY TOM CLEMENT, MRA General Counsel
As the business reopening process expands to include hair salons and barbers, gyms, bowling alleys, ice rinks and other businesses that involve close human contact,
BY MEEGAN HOLLAND
Several Michigan communities have been seeing murals pop up all over their downtowns for the past couple years. The art form has exploded in popularity after some cities started projects that brought in artists from around the nation – even the globe – for festivals that decorated walls of commercial districts.