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Five reasons why Business Improvement Districts work:

BIDs and BIAs do work. This is being proven around the world as the movement grows at an incredible rate. ...

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Stores for free

Stores for free! Drastic actions aim to fill empty storefronts

Ever struggled trying to fill empty storefronts? Or frustrated by For Lease signs? The truth is that busy downtowns and ...

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The one word reason that Business Improvement Areas work

We can write an academic study on the many reasons that Business Improvement Districts are effective. We can pen essays ...

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Starting a Business Improvement District: Five tips in the early days

You see issues in your area that need to be addressed and improvements that can be made. Perhaps your area ...

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Wow factor

The stunning video that will inspire you to shop local

When the Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) commissioned local filmographer, Aaron Child to produce a video, one could have expected your ...

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Sweden takes horse racing to the city

How can a city of 60,000 attract 20,000 to their main street? It simple: Stage a horse race! Organizers of Citytravet (“City ...

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The local bookstore and its viral video

The Internet has proven to be a big challenge to local booksellers. But one bookstore in Chilliwack, BC, Canada, has turned ...

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Pop-Up-Street-Furniture

Pop-up street furniture revealed

If you’re involved in any way with public spaces, you’ve experienced the positives and negatives of street furniture. Sometimes those ...

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