Retail Articles

Article | February 28, 2010
Corporate Real Estate Outlook: Opportunities and Risks in a Tenant's Market   

According to many economists, the recession is over, but the bottom is still a long way off in commercial real estate. Job losses have exceeded the... More>>



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Article | February 28, 2010
Current Status of Corporate Headquarters Relocation   

One of the most dramatic episodes in the history of any corporation is the relocation of its headquarters. In such moves, the life-blood of the... More>>



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Article | February 28, 2010
Making Incentives Work   

There has been a great deal of press recently on incentives deals gone bad due to the collapsing economy and the inability of companies to fulfill... More>>


Article | October 31, 2009
Insights - Incentives: 101   

Incentives have always been the focus of a lot of attention in the site selection and economic development world, and there has always been a general... More>>


Article | October 31, 2009
Doing Business in New York State   

The attention of the business world is focused on New York State – and with good reason. The state's educated workforce, innovative industries and... More>>


Article | October 31, 2009
Arkansas - A Natural for Business   

Known the world over as "The Natural State," Arkansas is the natural choice for business. Their dedicated workforce, competitive incentives,... More>>


Article | October 31, 2009
The Plastic Industry's 21st Century Business Model   

As President and CEO of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association, I know all too well how hard the current economy has hit this country’s... More>>


Article | August 31, 2009
Insights - Strength in Partnerships   

In July, the economic development community lost a dear friend with the passing of Michael P. Hickey, founder of Hickey and Associates, LLC. Mike, at... More>>


Article | August 31, 2009
South Carolina - Offering Companies a Competitive Advantage   

South Carolina understands that businesses are constantly looking for ways to improve productivity and increase profitability without sacrificing... More>>


Article | August 31, 2009
Oklahoma IS Advanced Manufacturing   

For decades, manufacturing has been one of Oklahoma’s pillars of economic stability and strength. One of the state’s largest and most important... More>>