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Winchester, Tennessee Leadership Set to Attend Retail Academy


CONTACT: Katelyn Little
Retail Strategies

Winchester city leaders will attend Retail Academy on September 14

BIRMINGHAM, AL (August 8, 2023) – City leaders from Winchester, Tennessee will attend Retail Academy on September 14, demonstrating their commitment to future growth in the community’s retail sector. This two-day event will give them valuable insights on effectively engaging retail real estate decision-makers and leveraging demographics and trade area data to drive action in retail real estate. The City of Winchester recognizes the importance of equipping its leaders with the knowledge and skills to attract and support thriving businesses, enhancing the community’s economic landscape.

“We are thrilled to partner with Retail Strategies as our community works towards a vibrant and prosperous future,” said Yvonne Stewart, special projects coordinator for Winchester.

“The Retail Academy program will provide our community leaders with invaluable expertise and insights, empowering us to make informed decisions and create a thriving retail landscape that meets the needs and desires of our residents.”

Yvonne Stewart, Special Projects Coordinator, Winchester, TN

Mill Graves, community partnership director, said, “We are excited to welcome Winchester as our newest community partner. Through our partnership and the Retail Academy program, we look forward to empowering Winchester’s community leaders with the knowledge and tools to navigate the ever-changing retail landscape successfully.”

Retail Academy is a collaborative experience where city leaders spend the day engaging in interactive sessions and expert-led discussions. The academy encourages a collaborative learning environment, equipping city leaders with the knowledge and skills to shine in the world of retail.

About Winchester, Tennessee

Winchester, Tennessee, is known for its rich history and boasts a population of 9,500. Nestled in the heart of Franklin County, the entire county has 42,000 residents. Winchester offers a charming small-town atmosphere combined with modern amenities. Discover more by the lakeshore in Winchester with 246 miles of shoreline on Tims Ford Lake, a 10,700-acre lake.  Embrace the residents’ smiling faces and strong sense of community. Winchester welcomes visitors and residents to experience its warm Southern hospitality.

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