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Middletown, OH Takes Steps to Grow Local Retail Sector

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, (February 26, 2016) — The City of Middletown, OH has entered into a partnership with Buxton to help strategically expand the City’s retail presence. Buxton’s retail expertise and consumer analytics will allow Middletown to identify the most promising potential retailers for the area.

Middletown will utilize customer insights that go beyond demographics to present a convincing case to retailers seeking growth opportunities. Buxton’s proprietary web-based real estate platform SCOUT will give local leaders the ability to analyze retail matches and support development decisions.

“Middletown is a growing and thriving community,” said City Manager Doug Adkins. “We’re pleased to partner with Buxton to further grow our retail sector.”  

“Buxton is excited to assist Middletown in their retail recruitment efforts,” said Dennis Maher, director of sales in Buxton’s public sector division. “We will help city leaders identify market opportunities to present to retailers, enabling them to recruit the retailers that best meet shoppers’ needs.”  

Buxton has worked with more than 700 cities nationwide to implement retail development strategies. Client cities include Fayetteville, NC; Sevierville, TN; Cedar Rapids, IA; and many others.  

About Middletown, OH

Founded in 1886, the City of Middletown is located in the heart of the Southwestern Ohio Metropolitan Region between Dayton and Cincinnati. With a strong manufacturing past and a tight-knit community, Middletown takes pride in its bright past and looks toward its brighter future.

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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

Carley Berman
Middletown, OH
(513) 425-1812

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