|Pam Spitler of Pamela’s Apparel with consultants Chris Boring
and Deb Miller. The Retail to Detail consultants meet with each
business, provide a report with action plans and follow up with
the business throughout the twenty three week mentoring service
Heritage Ohio, a statewide preservation and revitalization non-profit organization, is pleased to announce Main Street Greenville as a participant in the Retail is Detail technical assistance program.
Heritage Ohio is the recipient of a $99,000 USDA: Rural Business Enterprise Grant. The grant will be used to bring the Retail is Detail program to Cambridge, Defiance, Greenville, Norwalk, Port Clinton, Portsmouth, Van Wert and Wilmington. Participating businesses in downtown Greenville include: Sweet One O One, Michael’s Fine Clocks & Jewelry, Granny’s Corner, Pamela’s Apparel and Montage Café.
Deb Miller of Blue Pencil and Chris Boring of Boulevard Strategies are partnering with Heritage Ohio to bring their retail expertise to downtown businesses located in eight Main Street communities. Miller and Boring will work hand and hand with five businesses owners within the Main Street Program boundaries providing technical assistance. They will be addressing business issues including marketing, window displays, floor layout, e-commerce, operations, façade and signage, parking landscaping, merchandising, inventory, lighting, pricing, and customer service.
Heritage Ohio helps people to save the places that matter; build community and live better. Formed in 2000, Heritage Ohio has more than 500 members ranging from individuals and households to organizations and local governments. In 2002, Heritage Ohio was designated as the statewide partner of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Learn more at www.heritageohio.org
Heritage Ohio has received support from the Ohio Department of Development’s Office of Housing and Community Partnerships, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and many Ohio based companies.