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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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Hostile meetings: You will have them! Five tips to survive them

If you are starting a Business Improvement District, renewing one, or seeking any form of public approval, you are likely ...

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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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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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Food fight

What we can learn from the world’s largest food fight

Every year, as many as 20,000 people travel from around the world and descend on a small town in Spain. ...

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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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Main Street

Main Street will defeat Big Box in David vs. Goliath battle

I’ve heard that big box stores will kill off my favourite local shops. I’ve been told that shopping giants, like ...

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flash mob

Flash mobs – The 10 best from city centres around the world

When we help bring life to our public spaces, we accomplish great things. Most importantly, we build connectivity and break ...

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