CSM in the news: “Economist gives advice to co-op”

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(Clockwise from Left: Sarah Cook, Tara Jones-LeGros, J.T. Sharpe, Michael Shuman, Eric Henry, and Sharon Dent .)

The Times-News ran a story in today’s paper on Michael Shuman’s visit to the Company Shops Market building. Shuman was quoted as saying that CSM “will be a great gravitational pull to the downtown area”.

Economist gives advice to co-op

A nationally known economist said that a proposed grocery co-op set to locate in downtown Burlington could be an attraction the area has sought for nearly three decades. Michael Shuman, author of “The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses are Beating the Global Competition” stopped by the Company Shops Market site during a tour of Alamance County on Friday…..” Read the full article here

Thank you to Angie Lovelace for writing a great article and highlighting the important work being done to build strong local businesses and bring increased economic prosperity to Alamance County.

Sarah Cook Sarah Cook
Co-Manager of Comm. and Brand Mgmt

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