Education is Action.
Helping communities in FLORIDA learn
to attract retail, teaching how data
provides options, and real estate
communities to ask for what they deserve.
communities on what similar towns have received.
communities to approach retail partners in a smart way.
communities to meet their true potential.
Do you want NEW RETAIL in your community?
Join Retail Strategies for a program that offers you a Customized Retail Recruitment Plan for your community, and a one-day Retail Academy training on how to put the plan into action.
Hosted by Matt Petro, CDO of Retail Strategies, and Sarah Beth Thornton, Business Development, these intense learning sessions provide you with customized retail reports and best practices.
Retail Academy is a program that empowers community leaders to take a proactive approach to their retail opportunities. Communities will be trained and equipped with the tools and education necessary to attract new retailers to their markets, while providing support to their existing local businesses.
Retail Academy is designed to equip community leaders with a realistic list of retail prospects and action plan to market the community to the prospects.
Six hours of customized training include an education on the marketing materials provided, how to create an elevator pitch, setting up conference meetings, prospect outreach and where to find industry leading information critical to implementing a long-term retail recruitment plan.
- 50+ page Customized Retail Recruitment Plan
- Customized retail marketing pitch to use with retailers
- A retail prospect list
- Customized leakage report for your community
- Mobile Data Collection Report
- Navigation tips and insider insights
The Retail Academy experience provided us with the data, knowledge base and tools to take our retail recruitment game to the next level. We were very impressed with their highly experienced, knowledgeable and professional team and with the information provided specifically tailored to and focused on our community. They delivered it in a manner that was not only clear and concise but also very interactive.Bob Tweedie, Economic Development Director, Tavares, Florida
Retail recruitment is a marathon, not a sprint.
Retail Academy ($10,000 Value)
Retail Academy is a program developed from a leading national retail advisory firm, Retail Strategies. The program assists communities in strengthening their retail landscape. Communities will be trained and equipped with the tools and education necessary to attract new retailers to their markets, while providing support to their existing local businesses.
August 29, 2020
- State of the Industry – Today’s Trends
- Data…Everything You Need to Know About the Research
- Real Estate, Prospects and Making the Pitch
- The Deal Making Process
- Outreach: ICSC, Elevator Pitch and Marketing Guide
- How to Utilize the Information
- One-on-One Breakout Session with Retail Strategies Team Member to Review Specifics on Your Community’s Data, Real Estate, and Prospects.
Retail Academy was a great experience and completely customized to my city. The team at Retail Strategies set me up for a successful ICSC and future recruitment and retention efforts.Kristi Bartlett, Director of Economic Development, Coral Springs, FL
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