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Chamber plans more emphasis on local shopping

Albion Chamber of Commerce on Monday night discussed a recent decline in local sales statistics and plans to emphasize local shopping over the coming year.
Local sales tax receipts have shown a 15.2 percent decline in the first six months of 2012-13 compared to the first six months of the previous year.
The 13 chamber members present Monday night discussed a campaign to emphasize the importance of local businesses. Topics discussed included online shopping, retail leakage and local competitiveness.
Full story in the Feb. 27 Albion News Print & Electronic Editions.

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