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Buy Nearby campaign celebrates 10 years

The Michigan Retailers Association’s Buy Nearby campaign is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The clever marketing campaign has played an important role in raising awareness about the huge impact shopping locally can have on the Michigan economy. Former CEO…

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Shop 3 Challenge

Take the Shop 3 Challenge, Support Local Stores

The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) today reported that credit card sales were up 3.88 percent for Thanksgiving weekend over 2021 sales the same weekend. To continue that growth, MRA is encouraging Michigan residents to take the Shop 3 Challenge by…

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BNG goes back to work

Buy Nearby Guy Goes Back to Work

We sent Buy Nearby Guy went back to work! Would you hire him? Thank you to the Michigan Retailers Association members in downtown Holland for hiring our mascot! Including: Tikal of Holland Fris Supply Shop Lokers Shoes Lake Effect Gallery…

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