As trends suggest a long-term shift away from traditional bricks-and-mortar retail, Main Streets will need to continue to find new ways to draw people downtown.  The Future of Retail: Creative Approaches to Place-Based Entrepreneurship  provides a roadmap on how to adapt to the evolving retail landscape by capitalizing on what Main Street has always done well: providing experiences, serving as incubators for entrepreneurs, offering socially-conscious local products and services, and fostering social engagement through innovative programming and place.
This guide was made possible thanks to a grant from The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.