Tag: MRA Divisions

Division Highlight: Michigan Floor Covering Association

The Floorcovering Association of Michigan became affiliated with Michigan Retailers Association in 1959. Over time, the name was changed to the Michigan Floor Covering Association.

 The Michigan Floor Covering Association officially became a division of MRA in April 1998.

Division Spotlight: Michigan Jewelers Association

The Michigan Jewelers Association was founded by Max Jennings of St. Clair, in 1905, and is believed to be the first state jewelers association to be organized. That same year,

Division Spotlight: Michigan Retail Hardware Association

On July 9, 1895, twenty Michigan hardware retailers convened in Detroit, and organized the Michigan Retail Hardware Association.

The group was incorporated in 1914 and worked toward the enactment of state and national legislation on behalf of the retail,