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Ahoskie, NC, Chooses Buxton for Retail Recruitment Partner

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, (August 2, 2016) — The Town of Ahoskie, North Carolina, has selected Buxton to help craft and implement the town’s retail recruitment and business retention strategy. Buxton’s retail site development expertise and consumer analytics will determine the restaurant and retail concepts that are the best match for the town.

“The leadership for the Town of Ahoskie has a mission of promoting, encouraging, and supporting a high quality of life for its citizens,” said Jimmie Rowe, town mayor for Ahoskie. “By partnering with Buxton to focus on the retail and restaurant offering in our community, we are taking a big step toward enhancing the quality of life in the town.”

“We are extremely excited to partner with the Town of Ahoskie to work toward their retail development goals with a proactive strategy,” said Robb Miller, director of sales for Buxton.

As part of the partnership, the community will work with Buxton to utilize customer data and consumer insights that go beyond demographics to present a compelling case to retail and restaurant brands that are looking for growth opportunities in the North Carolina region. Buxton’s proprietary web-based real estate platform, SCOUT, gives the town’s leadership team the ability to analyze retail matches, support existing retailers and utilize marketing materials in the retail recruitment process.

Buxton has worked with more than 750 cities nationwide to implement retail development strategies. Other client cities in North Carolina include Waxhaw, Mount Holly and Thomasville.

About Ahoskie, North Carolina

Ahoskie, the largest community in Hertford County, is located in the northeastern part of North Carolina on the Pleasure Route, U.S. Highway 13, and is 24 miles south of the Virginia line. The population is approximately 5,479, just large enough to attract big business, but small enough to be neighborly.

The Town of Ahoskie, "The Only One," as a municipal government seeks to promote, encourage, and support a high quality of life for all its citizens. As a rural community that relies heavily upon its faith based and family oriented communities, as well as its heritage, Ahoskie embraces the diversity of all its citizens.

About Buxton

Buxton is the industry leader in customer analytics. Our analytics reveal who your customers are, where more potential customers are located and the value of each customer. More than 3,500 clients in the retail, restaurant, healthcare, private equity, and public sectors have relied on our insights to guide their growth strategies.

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