A local campaign that started in the Midwest to help small retailers survive is growing into an international effort that’s gaining steam. The 3/50 Project is simple in its scope. It urges shoppers to spend $50 every month at three local businesses, in order to help keep them alive and thriving. If local residents with […]
A new Whitepaper from the National Retail Federation offers some concrete marketing points for retailers still struggling in a weak economy. Titled, “Stay Ahead of the Curve,” the report presents nine solid ideas and suggestions for those riding out the current economic doldrums. The complete report can be found at http://tinyurl.com/24gkjr6, but a synopsis of […]
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