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V. Kolbenschlag: 'Customer Only Park' signs invite buyers

Vonnie Kolbenschlag writes:
I want to thank Marsha for the follow up of my suggestion for 'customer only' signs. (I did not ask her to do this and did not even know she read my suggestion.) She speaks with first hand knowledge about the importance of customers to a business. I do not own a shop, but I am a customer and I know the frustration some businesses have expressed. Here are some reasons I have gathered for having 'customer only parking'.

Customer Only signs: * welcome customers to a business, * make people aware of a business, *make customers feel privileged, *make customers feel valued, *make the Public Square look like an active place, and *businesses will look more inviting with customer parking signs

Some people just like to look around a store to "shop" and see what is available. Having an easy parking space encourages shoppers. If customers have their own space, they might buy a few more items.

These signs are not expensive and installing them needs to be something, I think, the city and Chamber of Commerce needs to do to help our downtown merchants. - Vonnie Kolbenschlag

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