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By:  Bruce Batti, President of JSA   In September of 2008, after watching the two-year implosion of the housing, financial and auto industries, Steve Geil, then President / CEO of the Economic Development Corporation serving Fresno County (EDC), felt the downturn would soon be hitting the retail industry. So, Steve took the idea of producing…

What’s coming to your mailbox?

By: President and CEO of The Fresno Chamber of Commerce You could be next!! It was not too many days ago that the Chamber hosted a press conference discussing an increasing nuisance to those of us who own and operate businesses. And this is a pain that could be coming to your mailbox soon. There…