santa claus http://michiganradio.org en Christmas sales strong for Michigan retailers http://michiganradio.org/post/christmas-sales-strong-michigan-retailers <p>It’s not Christmas yet, but Michigan retailers are in the holiday spirit.&nbsp;There are signs this will be the best holiday shopping season in Michigan in many years.&nbsp;</p><p>When the holiday shopping season was getting started a month ago, a survey showed a majority of Michigan retailers were optimistic that they would see increased sales compared to last Christmas. The <a href="http://www.retailers.com/mra/november-index.html">latest data</a> is backing up that optimism.</p> Wed, 22 Dec 2010 16:36:42 +0000 679 at http://michiganradio.org Christmas sales strong for Michigan retailers