Strengthen Retail Trade and Service Sector
Grocery stores and the local barbecue joint are proof that retail and service
trade keep money in town and create jobs. this program helps communities
make the most of retail opportunities.
This program will help community leaders:
- Compare the
retail and service sectors of your community with similar size communities in
- Estimate the
money and jobs leaking from your community.
- Conduct a
survey of local residents to determine where they shop and why.
opportunities for expanding the retail and service sectors.
programs to encourage people to shop locally.
For more information on strengthening your retail and service businesses,
please contact your local
county Extension agent or contact
Wayne Miller, Extension Economist - Community Development