“Markets Smell Recovery as Consumers Drive Retail Sales” on Bloomberg.com discusses a trend of more consumer spending. Locally, Hickman County is seeing this trend as evidenced in local sales & use tax revenue. Granted, a significant amount of the increase is due to success in retail development, but we (business and economic development) must remember it is the consumer – our customers – that drives the process.
… 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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