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Monday, April 30, 2007

Monday Briefs

"Big Box Swindle" Author to Appear in Davis

Davis Independent Merchants Alliance presents:

Author Stacy Mitchell
with a fact-filled
discussion about
where your shopping dollars go!

o Where? 3rd & B
(Teen Center--downstairs)
o When? Tuesday, May 8
o 7 p.m. (informal reception 6:30)
o Who? everyone! You are invited!

No RSVP needed. Bring a friend! There will be time for questions and discussion after Stacy's presentation.

o How to strengthen local economies
o The role of locally owned businesses
o Building strong communities
o Bucking the big box trend
o Planning and growth: providing retail diversity

* Author: Big Box Swindle

Chair, American Independent Business Alliance
Senior Researcher, the New Rules Project (

Please forward this message to anyone you think might be interested in issues of growth, planning, business, Davis retail, and/or shopping!

To print a copy of our flyer:

For more information about Davis Independent Merchants Alliance, visit our web site at, or contact Don Shor at