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Retail Sales News – April 2020 Will County, Illinois

Non-Store (e-commerce) retailers gained 21.6% followed by grocery 13.2% and food and beverage 12%.

E-commerce was already growing and this trend is expected to escalate with consumers quickly adopting purchase of essential goods through on-line channels.

Retail Sales April 2020

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Annual Report Speaks To Will County

Ruth Colby, CED Board Chair, welcomed more than 250 guests and thanked members of the CED Board for their time, guidance, and leadership in making the CED and Will County the best it can be. She reflected on the CED’s forty-one years of success. In 2022 forty-three investor organizations marked 30 years or more of investment in the CED, which was commemorated through presentations of Certificates of Appreciation recognizing their commitment to community and their partnership with the Will County Center for Economic Development.

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