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Retail performance index jumps more than 20 percent

December 8, 2017
Michigan retailers say their sales rose during October compared to September numbers, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Read More

State retailers post weakest monthly performance of the year

September 2, 2016
Michigan retailers were not immune from a national slowdown in sales during July, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of the Michigan Retailers Association and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Read More

Michigan’s retail sales reach their highest levels in nearly a year

May 27, 2016
Michigan retailers’ sales and forecasts both rose in April, according to the latest Michigan Retail Index survey, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Read More

Surprising February has retailers feeling more optimistic

March 25, 2016
LANSING — Michigan retailers boosted their three-month sales forecasts after posting improved sales in February, according to the latest Michigan Retail Index survey, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Read More

Better days ahead for middle class

Federal Reserve Bank economist says recovery might finally reach more people.

March 13, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) In 2015, the economic recovery might finally reach the middle and lower class, according to a Federal Reserve Bank economist who visited Grand Rapids recently. Read More

Despite a spring revival, retailers are leery of fall sales

August 8, 2014
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 and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Read More