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Retaining Retail Stores and Customers in the Community

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Retail markets are changing dramatically. Mobile customers, big box stores, and global markets challenge local retailers to stay competitive. Our programs help local businesses and business leaders maintain a competitive retail marketplace.

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On this page, our community economics educators offer insights from research as well as evidence-based practical advice for those learning about technology.


Research Perspectives

In this video Bruce Schwartau, Community Economics Educator, describes greater Minnesota's retail economy — yesterday and today.

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