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What is Your Building Hiding?

  What is your building   hiding?                     Out of sight should be on your mind in your building this (and every) year....
1910

Why is Earth Day Important for Main Street Supporters?

 A few surprising facts about environmentalism and preservation Earth Day is today, and I thought it was important to share some very interesting information compiled by the National Main Street...
2022

What is Emporia’s Market Trade Area?

What is our actual Market Trade Area?          Where our shoppers are (mostly) from matters In business, we talk a lot about "the market".  Identification of customers,...

Are Your Specials Actually Specials?

 A little extra thought can improve the effectiveness of your promotional sales   Retailers, bars, restaurants and service businesses often struggle with "specials".  Financial incentives through discounting can draw consumers...

Business Succession Planning = Business Success!

All good things must come to an end.  Whether biology catches up to us, our priorities change or something else happens, all businesses need an "end game".  Business Succession can...

The Evolution of a Revolution: A Conversation with Jeremy Rusco, Disc Golfer Magazine

2013 PDGA Amateur World Champrionships preview and Interview with Jeremy Rusco

The 33 best books for business owners

Resource Library Books and resources the Main Street staff recommend to improve your business. Available at your local independent bookstore. TITLE AUTHOR SYNOPSIS Taking Care of Business: One Hundred &...

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