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Retail Summit Gathers Region’s Innovators and Trendsetters Aug. 23

 August 10, 2018

Annual Event from Columbus Chamber of Commerce and Franklin County Showcases Area as Retail Hub COLUMBUS, OH, Aug. 13, 2018 – Every retail experience is personal and local. Retail Summit 2018: Creating the New Localism, presented by Big Lots, the Columbus Chamber of Commerce and Franklin County, will explore the journey: the food we eat and the clothes we wear;… Continue Reading 

Franklin County, Columbus Chamber of Commerce Release Retail Report in Advance of Retail Summit 2017

 August 8, 2017

Seventh Annual Event Puts Region in Spotlight Aug. 9-10 COLUMBUS, OH, Aug. 8, 2017 – What are the latest trends in sales tax revenue, employment and other key indicators for the retail sector in Columbus Region? The annual Retail Report, published jointly by the Franklin County Board of Commissioners and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce, seeks to answer those questions… Continue Reading 

Feature Interview with Retail Summit Chairs

 July 24, 2017

(Video) CEO Insights, presented by the Columbus Chamber, featured interviews with retail icons Denny Gerdeman, chair and founder from Chute Gerdeman and Yaromir Steiner, founder and CEO of Steiner + Associates. These icons shared their thoughts on the state and future of retail, their own personal journey and why they choose to call Columbus home. “We are the retail capital… Continue Reading 

Visionaries in Action: Retail Summit Headliners Offer Glimpse of Evolving Industry Aug. 9-10

 July 17, 2017

Conference from Franklin County and Columbus Chamber of Commerce Puts Region in Spotlight COLUMBUS, OH – While Retail Summit 2017 may open its doors Aug. 9 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, conversations inside the venue will shift to national and global trends in the quickly evolving industry. As the only conference in the Midwest dedicated entirely to retail and the… Continue Reading 

Retail Summit Attracts Regional and National Innovators to Columbus Aug. 9-10

 June 18, 2017

Annual Event from Franklin County and Columbus Chamber of Commerce Quadruples in Scope from 2016 COLUMBUS, OH – Retail Summit 2017, presented by Franklin County and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce, will bring together hundreds of the retail industry’s thought leaders for two days of insights, best practices and networking. The event will be held Aug. 9-10 at the Greater… Continue Reading 

2018 Retail Report