The 20 Ingredients of an Outstanding Downtown: Part 3 - Merchants

There is a new shift taking place across North America and downtowns are back! So how do you make your downtown a thriving destination? We found out. Over a 5-year period, we surveyed more than 400 successful downtowns and downtown districts in the US and Canada. What we found were the 20 most common ingredients that led to their success. Learn these ingredients so that your downtown efforts become a revenue gainer and not a money drainer. This three-part series teaches you how to make your downtown outstanding for both local residents and visitors.