The Next Move Group interviews Retail Strategies’ Matt Petro and Jenn Gregory on the current state of the retail industry, retail sales tax initiatives, and small businesses on Main Street. Chad Chancellor asks questions about how economic developers can help their retailers and what steps should be taken now to prepare to backfill any retail closures.
Everyone is trying to adapt to the shifting needs of the consumer, you’re seeing businesses get creative to generate revenue. Certainly certain sectors are taking a hit, like clothing stores who are really just shut down right now, but you see the grocery and auto sectors doing well.”Matt petro, chief development officer
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