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Retail Trade Analysis

Research Perspectives

Bruce Schwartau, Community Economics
Educator, describes greater Minnesota's
retail economy - yesterday and today

Bruce Schwartau, Community Economics Educator, describes greater Minnesota's retail economy - yesterday and today.

Read more about the study of Minnesota's
retail economy here.

Produced by Lakeland Public Television


How Minnesota's Retail
Economy Changed
During the Recession

How Minnesota's Retail Economy Changed During the Recession

Extension educator Bruce Schwartau looks at how
various retail sectors in Minnesota changed during
the economic downturn of 2006-2009.


Retail Trade Analysis is an important new tool for strengthening your local marketplace. This program will:

Analysis leads to understanding

How healthy are retail sales in your community? A Retail Trade Analysis quickly provides a historical report that helps you:

Analysis leads to retail opportunity

Your community can use this Retail Trade Analysis to:

An important business development tool, Retail Trade Analysis is affordable and available to Minnesota communities through Extension.

What you will receive

Each community that purchases Retail Trade Analysis will receive a printed report for their city and county, a digital presentation file, and a PDF file from which to make additional copies of the report.

Each individualized report will:

Feature

Retail Trade Analysis Report

Retail Trade Analysis Report

NEW sample report for the fictional Sample town: history of retail sales, trend lines, competing markets, potential sales and comparisons.


Are your residents shopping locally? See Minnesota maps of actual retail sales.

The Retail Trade Analysis program is available to all Minnesota counties and cities with populations greater than 5,000. Contact a regional Extension educator today to find out more.

 

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