To help local retailers meet their “neighbors” and establish great working relationships in the community. The group will provide networking and educational opportunities for members and help establish a trustworthy network for retailers to utilize.
Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Any retailer that is a Chamber member is invited to participate. Each meeting will include introductions, a 30-minute presentation on specific topics (scheduled in advance), and networking time.
Retail Roundtable – February 2021: Will changes in retail due to COVID-19 be temporary? What are opportunities that retailers have to meet their customer needs? Watch this installment of Retail Roundtable with Lisa Bates, Iowa State University Extension & Outreach discuss these questions and more. During this roundtable, Lisa discusses how the Iowa Retail Initiative is helping to address retail needs across Iowa, highlight store design and merchandising tips, and what customers will still want from retailers even after the pandemic.