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Michigan retailers’ holiday sales forecasts blend optimism and caution

LANSING – Michigan retailers expect better holiday sales this year, their forecasts a blend of optimism and caution, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Plymouth Woman Wins Michigan Retailers Association’s $500 Buy Nearby Shopping Spree

Linda Millard presented with check at Gigi’s Mode in Plymouth

The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) today announced the winner of its $500 Buy Nearby shopping spree.

Michigan Retailers Gear Up for Saturday’s Second Annual Get Caught Blue-Handed Day

Governor and Legislature Declare Oct. 4 as Get Caught Blue-Handed Day

Lansing, Mich. (Oct. 3, 2014) – The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) announced that its second annual Get Caught Blue-Handed Day on Saturday,

Michigan Retailers Gear Up for Saturday’s Second Annual Get Caught Blue-Handed Day

Buy Nearby Celebration Benefits Shoppers, Communities and State Economy;
One Lucky Shopper Will Win $500 Shopping Spree

Lansing, MI – The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) today announced that its second annual Get Caught Blue-Handed Day on Saturday,

Michigan retailers remain upbeat for fall

LANSING – Most Michigan retailers are forecasting improved sales for fall, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Michigan Retailers endorse Atty. Gen. Schuette

LANSING – Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) today announced the endorsement of Attorney General Bill Schuette for re-election.

The endorsement by the MRA Board of Directors was unanimous.

“Attorney General Schuette is an experienced and fair-minded regulator who has earned a second term,” said MRA President and CEO James P.

Michigan retail sales climb again in July

LANSING – Michigan’s retail industry posted strong sales numbers in July for the second month in a row, and forecasts for the end of summer and beginning of fall also rose,

Michigan Retailers announces promotions, hiring

LANSING – Michigan Retailers Association has announced the promotions of three staff members and the addition of one new employee at its downtown Lansing headquarters.

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Michigan retail sales climb in June 1

LANSING – Michigan’s retail industry rang up its best sales performance in more than three years during June, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Michigan Retailers Joins Store Owners Across State to Introduce Buy Nearby Guy

‘Buy Nearby’ Campaign and Mascot Remind Residents to Shop in Michigan

Lansing, Mich. – Michigan Retailers Association’s “Buy Nearby” campaign today introduced its new mascot and released new economic data underscoring the important benefits of shopping in Michigan.