Thirty-nine days until Christmas… and for retail sales, the good news is the news may not be too terribly bad. Gallup reports “Christmas Spending Forecast Down From a Year Ago: But if forecast holds at this level, it could mean better holiday retail sales”. Marketwatch.com reports, “Retail stocks forecast holiday miracle“. If you are a part of that Christmas miracle, think about the small town shopping experience and retail value in Hickman County.
… it’s probably here somewhere
Daryl Phillips, CEcD, EDFP
I work as an economic developer consulting with communities and companies developing locations, building communities and identifying and developing workforce. However, my opinions on this blog are free and my own, as is the blog itself.
I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers.
I have earned over 20 years experience in economic and workforce development. I have earned and maintain the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council. I have earned a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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