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Canton, SD Selects Buxton as Provider of Advanced Analytics

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (March 7, 2017) – Canton, SD has recently partnered with Buxton to strengthen its economic development strategy through consumer analytics. Located in southeastern South Dakota, Canton will utilize data-driven insights to recruit the best retailers and restaurants for its residents based on buying habits.

“We’re more than ready to get started with Buxton,” said Amanda Mack, city manager of Canton. “Going forward, we will have the insights we need to make great economic development decisions for our residents, ultimately making Canton a better place to live.”

“Canton is a great place to be,” said Cody Gunstenson, director of sales in Buxton’s public sector division. “A proactive approach to strengthening the retail recruitment strategy is crucial in ensuring it grows its retail sector in the best way.”  

By becoming a Buxton client, Canton will have access to SCOUT®, Buxton’s proprietary web-based real estate platform, giving local leaders data and information at their fingertips to analyze the area.

Buxton has worked with more than 750 communities across the country to integrate data into economic development strategies. Client cities include Covington, KY; Sevierville, TN; Obetz, OH and many others. 

About Canton, SD

Canton, SD, located 20 minutes south of Sioux Falls, is home to more than 3,300 residents. The City of Canton was the proud recipient of the South Dakota Community of the Year Award in 2004 and 2011. The Newton Hills State Park is a popular location for camping, picnicking, horseback riding, and cross country skiing.

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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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Media Contacts

Katie Russell
(817) 332-3681

Amanda Mack
Canton, SD
(605) 987-2881

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