Barb Stein

Great Northern Trading Company offers discount for donation to NKCS

October 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

Need is greater than ever by BETH ALTENA Barb Stein, center, and her staff at Great Northern Trading Company are hoping shoppers will take advantage of their holiday promotion to help families of the North Kent Community Services. A donation of cash, non-perishable food item or children’s new clothing will be rewarded with 20 percent off your entire purchase October 29 [...]

Stein re-elected chair of MRA board

September 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

Barb Stein, owner-operator of Great Northern Trading Co. in Rockford, has been re-elected chair of the Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) Board of Directors for a second one-year term. Stein opened Great Northern Trading Co, a specialty gifts and home décor store, in 1977. She has been a member of the MRA board since 2001. MRA, the unified voice of retailing in [...]

Serious shopper takes big prize from downtown

January 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

Jayne Remmelts receives a prize basket worth several hundreds of dollars after her card was drawn from all those who completed a Heart of Rockford shopping promotion. Pictured with her is Barb Stein of Great Northern Trading Company. Heart of Rockford merchants put together quite a package for the winner of a holiday promotion. Jayne Remmelts visited all 20 participating [...]