Items Tagged with 'holidays'


Holiday shopping kicks into high gear with $20B target

December 2, 2016
Holiday shoppers in Michigan this Thanksgiving weekend quickly got into the thick of what retailers expect to be a positive holiday season. Read More

Retailers predict positive holiday season

November 4, 2016
Michigan retailers are forecasting a positive holiday season, with their sales rising by an average of 2.1 percent over last year, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Read More

Using lessons learned from stories for your sales presentation

December 25, 2015
It’s likely you are spending time with family over the holidays. Read More

Be in the know this holiday giving season

December 18, 2015
While we donate to charity year-round, the holidays present even more opportunities to support worthy nonprofit organizations — but take a minute before you start writing those checks. Read More

Overcoming the stall: ‘Call me after the holidays’

December 4, 2015
Humbug. Salespeople hate holidays. Read More

State retailers project robust holiday shopping season

October 30, 2015
LANSING — In its most positive forecast since 2012, Michigan’s retail industry sees a stronger holiday shopping season ahead. Read More

Divvying up holiday time can be difficult for divorced parents

A specific plan will go a long way toward creating happy holidays.

November 28, 2014
The holiday season is here and with it comes many stresses, including shopping, dinner preparation, kids home for winter break and figuring out holiday plans. Read More

Street Talk: They would have been pleased with some coal

Suit yourself.

December 27, 2013
The Grinch who stole Christmas 2013 from hundreds of thousands of Michiganders has been identified: It was Mother Nature. Read More