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Fortuna Chamber of Commerce, California Selects Retail Strategies for Retail Recruitment

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CONTACT: Caroline Hannum
Retail Strategies
caroline@retailstrategies.com

BIRMINGHAM, AL (June 7, 2021) – The Fortuna Chamber of Commerce has selected Retail Strategies to develop a retail recruitment strategy on behalf of the city. This partnership will provide trade area and demographic data, retail and restaurant matches, and a full retail recruitment plan to Fortuna. The “Friendly City” is in the heart of Eel River Valley and is home to approximately 12,000 people.

“We are very excited to officially be partnering with Retail Strategies,” said Fortuna Chamber President & CEO, Renee Lindsay. “Our mission as a Chamber is to support and promote businesses in our community while attracting new business to further economic growth. The Retail Strategies team has a local knowledge of Northern California and will be telling the Fortuna story to their retail partnerships. We are excited about all of the possibilities to come from this partnership and working with City of Fortuna staff and other stakeholders to shape future commerce goals for Fortuna.”

“The Retail Strategies team has a local knowledge of Northern California and will be telling the Fortuna story to their retail partnerships. We are excited about all of the possibilities to come from this partnership and working with City of Fortuna staff and other stakeholders to shape future commerce goals for Fortuna.”

Renee Lindsay, President and CEO, Fortuna Chamber

“Retail Strategies appreciates the momentum and effort being taken by the Chamber in Fortuna,” said Matthew Tate, director of west coast business development. “The community in Fortuna is buzzing with opportunity for development. Our team looks forward to analyzing the market in Fortuna and advocating on its’ behalf.”

Through the new partnership, Retail Strategies will perform a real estate market analysis of the businesses located in Fortuna and identify areas of opportunity with expanding businesses. The Retail Strategies team will work hand in hand with city leaders to help them understand their market and highlight opportunities for infill and expansion.

About Fortuna Chamber of Commerce

The Fortuna Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization of individuals and businesses that join to enhance economic growth through promotion and support of the community, civic interests, and member businesses. Fortuna hosts a multitude of annual events including Daffodil Festival, Fortuna Rodeo, Redwood AutoXpo, Hops in Humboldt, Art & Wine in the Park, Christmas Music Festival, Home-Based Business Expo, Apple Harvest Festival, and more! The Friendly City offers small town charm with a variety of different activities, places to eat and shop, as well as a historical Main Street. Visit Today!

For more information, visit https://fortunachamber.com/

About Retail Strategies

Retail Strategies is the national expert in recruiting businesses and strategically developing communities. Our mission is to provide the real estate expertise, tools, and human effort that position deserving towns as alluring locations for national businesses and destinations for tourism and quality of life amenities. With confidence, we pursue this mission by delivering unparalleled customer service as a unified team with unmatched real estate and community development expertise. Our activities pay a return in sales taxes, added jobs, and businesses that enhance and add to the unique qualities of your community.

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