Tuesday, July, 09, 2013 Rather than take a wait and see approach, independent retailers in Stratford are being encouraged to start now when it comes to distancing themselves from their new corporate competitors.
But don’t take that as a sign downtown business owners fear the impact big box stores Walmart and Target will have on their bottom lines.
From there she studied in other parts of England and travelled to European galleries in Scotland, Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, France and Hungary.
“The first year of my studies at Herstmonceux was deeply compelling.
By Laura Cudworth, The Stratford Beacon Herald August 13, 2013 Gallery Stratford has a new executive director.“The Board of Trustees of Gallery Stratford feels that Aidan’s experiences and skills match beautifully with our goals for continued growth as a public art gallery,” said Barbara Vallis, chair.Ware’s devotion to public art intensified while she was part of an international studies program that took her to Herstmonceux Castle in East Sussex, England.Nigel Howard agrees that small retailers have a distinct advantage over the big chains.The general manager of the Perth Community Futures Development Corporation and Stratford-Perth Centre for Business, which provide business coaching, financing, and expansion planning, says consumers want a certain level of service they often don’t get at big box stores, where they might have to search for staff only to be directed to an aisle.