01/17/2012 10:17 am ET

Buy Michigan Initiative Sparks State’s Economy - Shelby-Utica, MI Patch

Say "bye-bye" to foreign products and buy Michigan!

That’s what the owners of more than 30 Michigan-based companies and non-profits are hoping customers will do. They featured their products at the Great Lakes Showcase at the Southfield Westin Hotel on Monday.

“If Michigan people buy Michigan stuff, the economy will improve for everyone. It’s really simple and basic—but true,” said Rejeana Heinrich of Standish, MI, a self-proclaimed sisterpreneur, who in conjunction with her two sisters launched, a website dedicated to selling only Michigan-made products.

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