If you’re a landlord or property manager, you know that leasing your small shop space has become increasingly challenging. Retail follows jobs and housing, and the recovery on both of these fronts has been slow.
Small business lending has showed lackluster growth, and competition from big box and online retailers continues to threaten small shops.… Read More
Sherrie Ammirato is used to seeing dozens of furry tails when dog owners bring their four-legged friends into her Doggie Bag store to shop for doggie treats, toys, and apparel. But this week, she’s also paying close attention to the tail-end of the holiday shopping season in the run-up to Christmas.… Read More