Retail Articles

Article | June 30, 2003
Logistics Site Selection   

A comprehensive model for logistics site selection, evaluating cost factors and looking at qualitative issues often overlooked in the site selection... More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Foreign Trade Zones: Using Federal Trade Program as a Local Economic Development Tool   

The U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones program has grown profoundly over the last three decades. In 1970 there were 8 General Purpose Zones and 3 special... More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Illinois - A Premier Business Location   

For nearly 200 years, Illinois has helped business and people realize their dreams in the middle of a country billed as the Land of Opportunity. More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Site Selection for the Plastics Industry   

What is the fourth largest manufacturing industry in the United States after Motor Vehicle and Equipment, Electronic Components and Accessories; and... More>>


Article | December 31, 2002
Utilities Do More Than Provide the Juice   

It may be a no-brainer to say that any auto or aerospace company – or any heavy manufacturer, for that matter – needs to involve the local... More>>


Article | December 31, 2002
Mississippi's Automotive & Aerospace Industries   

Mississippi is prepared to meet the needs of business and committed to assisting local, national and global companies wishing to expand or relocate... More>>


Article | December 31, 2002
Site Selection Criteria for Defense Firms   

In recent years the defense industry has been transformed and modern customer service practices have been employed throughout every organization,... More>>