In today’s The New York Times, “In Recession, Americans Doing More, Buying Less“, the trend of consumers choosing memories over stuff. In smaller communities like Hickman County, retailers should be marketing their high experience to value quotient. Big box retailers have the advantage in size of inventory, but small-town retailers have value adds in shopping experience and in local atmosphere.
… 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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