More U.S. cities offer their own retail stimulus packages

April 2009
SCTWeek;4/27/2009, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p2
The article reports that many U.S. cities and towns like Danville in California, are creating their own retail stimulus packages. Jill Bergman, Danville's economic development director and her colleagues have got approved a funding of $400,000. As stated, now, the town's merchants can get grants of up to $2,000 to improve their marketing and $7,500 to analyze and upgrade their store facades.


Related Articles

  • Ute beauty. Hoy, Anthony // Bulletin with Newsweek;02/20/2001, Vol. 119 Issue 6262, p20 

    Focuses on the additional revenues generated by the local government of the New South Wales town of Deniliquin from holding its Ute Master event. Total number of ute icons featured in the event; Highlights of the event; Estimated amount in revenues generated by the local government from the event.

  • Three counties to share $11,000 in grants to fund record keeping.  // Hudson Valley Business Journal;07/03/2000, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p18 

    Reports on grants awarded by the New York State Archives to municipalities in Orange, Dutchess and Ulster counties. Documentary Heritage Program grants awarded to community groups; Local Government Record grants awarded to local governments; Use of grant money to make public offices more...

  • WE CAN work it out. Mattson-Teig, Beth // Shopping Center World;Apr2002, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p56 

    Reports on the partnership between municipalities and retail firms in the United States overcome obstacles in order to forge successful alliances. Illustration of case examples; Strategies for fostering understanding; Establishment of more open communication. INSETS: Daytona Beach, Florida--A...

  • Cashmere caught in a cash drain. Martinez, Marc // Wenatchee Business Journal;Dec96, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p29 

    Reports on the sluggish economy of the city of Cashmere in Washington. Dwindling tax revenues; Few construction projects; Sluggish retail sector; Closure of stores; Difficulty of finding a retail niche; Evaluation of Cashmere both as a residential and a business community. INSETS: Cashmere's...

  • London is top retail city in Europe: ICSC report.  // Shopping Centers Today;Jan2015, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p7 

    The article informs that the European Retail Ranking has ranked London, England as the top retail city in Europe followed by Paris and Madrid with total sale of 8.5 billion, 7.7 billion and 5 billion pounds respectively in 2013.

  • California Dreamin'  // Entrepreneur;Sep2003, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p22 

    Lists the top ten areas ideal for retail in the U.S. Ranking of cities based on employment growth, vacancies in retail sectors, personal income, new home construction and rental growth; Inclusion of six cities from California into the list.

  • …the party's over. Hamilton, Helen // EG: Estates Gazette;11/12/2011, Issue 1145, p80 

    The article talks about Welsh cities' reaction in the failure of the retail regeneration scheme. The city of Newport dramatically scaled down plans for a retail-led regeneration to about half the 400,000 square feet that was originally planned. Swansea city is still waiting for the market to...

  • Befriend the Trend: The Pedestrian. Ashton, Marc // Finweek;5/30/2013, p7 

    The article offers information on a new report from FluxTrends which found that a revitalisation of run-down urban centres in South Africa, with cities seeking new ways to promote pedestrian foot traffic.

  • Long-term support delivers results. Hall, Lisa // Regeneration & Renewal;6/27/2008, p20 

    The article offers information about the Fair Share Initiative project in Great Britain which was created in 2001 to improve the ability of communities to gain funding for future projects. Its two main programs are the Community Fund's Open Grants program, which awards funding to all areas but...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics