Posts in category "Retail"

When Gentrification Hits, it Hits Hard

I was reading the “Edge Glen Daily,” a new online rag about a peachy little part of the northside of Chicago that is growing and attracting more residents. Growth is good, right? For those who fall into a certain income bracket, it’s spectacular. For those trying to get by, not so much. The article below... Read more »

Last-Minute Holiday Shopping: Local Options

Last-Minute Holiday Shopping: Local Options
As much as we try, most consumers don’t have the time or money for “the perfect gift.” Western consumerism at a titanic scale, the Christmas season is a “make-or-break it” situation for retail merchants of all types. Most consumers, both urban and┬ásuburban, tend to flock to malls and big box stores. They make sense: everything... Read more »