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Registration still open for Southeastern Retail Development Conference

Contact: Rene Abadie


     HAMMOND – Registrations are still being accepted for the Northshore Retail Development Conference scheduled Friday (April 9) at Southeastern Louisiana University’s Twelve Oaks Reception Hall.
     The conference will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and will focus on retail site selection and trade area analysis. Speakers will address a variety of topics including site selection for franchise restaurants, identifying retail trade areas and target markets, and the use of GIS retail location science.
     Registration fee is $100. Each participant will receive a copy of the 2010 Northshore Trade Area Study, which includes color maps and consumer spending by community.
     For more information or to register, call 985-349-3199 or log on to
     The conference is jointly sponsored by Louisiana Economic Development, the Louisiana I-12 Alliance, Hammond Square, Stirling Properties and Southeastern’s Business Research Center, College of Business and Louisiana Small Business Development Center.

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