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P.T.'s Grille Winner of Wilmington, NC Small Business Resilience Award by Our Town America

P.T.’s Grille Wins the Wilmington Small Business Award for Resilience

Spectrum News | Wilmington, NC – Aaron Hyatt has worked his way up in the P.T.'s Olde Fashioned Grille family from manager all the way to owner, but this past year has put his business to the test. The restaurant is one of the most popular in the Cape Fear ...
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Small Business Resilience Award 2020 Our Town America

Nominate a Business for the Small Business Resilience Award

Fox 17 News | Grand Rapids, MI – The consequences of the pandemic have been absolutely heartbreaking for local small businesses. Several family-owned restaurants, shops and salons now have signs reading “Closed Permanently” on their doors. And so many other small business owners are watching this and worrying about which ...
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Welcoming New Customers by Mail allows for Sustainability, says Business Owner

WECT News | Wilmington, NC (Sept 2020) – The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted businesses for more than 6 months now. Some have struggled, but have been able to keep their doors open, while others have had to close for good. In an effort to stay afloat, business owners are trying ...
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Save Our Town Tampa Bay Our Town America Marketing

National Local Marketing Franchise assists Local Businesses amidst Pandemic

CW44 | Tampa Bay (Sept 2020) – Whether you're a parent trying to facilitate virtual classes, a business trying to stay afloat, a community resident just trying to go about your life as "normal" as possible - you've probably had to adjust your everyday life in some way as a ...
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‘Save Our Town’: Revive Local Businesses

CBS 58 | Milwaukee, WI (Aug 2020) – The Coronavirus pandemic is causing a tremendous and unprecedented strain on local small businesses and, unfortunately, many won’t survive. Some businesses reopened and were recovering and now must close again or limit customers. This rollercoaster is wreaking havoc for those who spent ...
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Restaurant Marketing New Movers

Millennials are Moving to a House Near You, Restaurants Should Get Moving to Greet Them

Modern Restaurant Management — When you own a restaurant, you’re often considering and painstakingly planning new entrées to add to the menu, but are you spending the same amount of energy thinking about the new customers who may soon be ordering from it?  When you own a restaurant, you’re often considering ...
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How to Keep your Local Economy Afloat during the Pandemic

NBC WRAL News – Since the pandemic started, thousands of restaurants -- many of them local, have shut their doors permanently across the United States.
  • 23,981 Restaurants are out of business
  • 27,663 Retail Stores are closed forever
  • 15,384 Salons and spas are permanently closed
  • 5,589 Fitness Centers and gyms will ...
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Current Housing Market and Coronavirus Moving Survey Findings | NBC Raleigh

NBC WRAL News | Raleigh, NC (June 2020) – As the United States begins reopening amidst the busy summer moving season, Our Town America of The Triangle franchise owner, Sally Hanson, joins WRAL to discuss the current housing market. A recent survey commissioned by the Our Town America franchise shows ...
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