LANSING, Mich. – Michigan retailers reported an increase in January sales over December, now reporting two months of positive growth since sales were down in November.
The January Retail Index survey came in at 59.4,
MRA Advocacy efforts paid dividends for members in 2020
By AMY DRUMM, MRA Vice President, Government Affairs
Now that 2020 is behind us, here is a recap of MRA’s significant wins for Michigan Retailers for the year and what’s on the docket for 2021.
It’s difficult to find inspiration these days. The recent events that unfolded at the U.S. Capitol threaten the most basic tenet of our democracy: the peaceful transfer of power. I was appalled and it was yet another horrifying event that we’ve witnessed during the last 10 months.
When making website updates remember your customer.
By JENNIFER ROOK
A record number of retail businesses around the country launched websites with an e-commerce component, in response to the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
MEDC’s Michigan Strategic Fund Continues to Help Communities Around Michigan
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) recently approved community revitalization projects in Grand Haven,
Carson City Lumber opened in 1928. The family-owned business’ longevity is due to its ability to adapt as time goes by and a continued focus on customer service.
By SHANDRA MARTINEZ
Photos STEVE JESSMORE
Before the end of the decade,