Welcome to the 133rd weekly edition of Economic Development and Developers in the News.
Today's issue contains news from 47 economic development executives and organizations in 16 states and Canada.
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Anchorage store owners hoped Small Business Saturday would start a strong holiday shopping period to make up for a difficult year due to inflation and snowstorm impacts. Jenna Wright, president of the Anchorage Economic Development Corp., highlighted the impact of inflation on buyer's spending power, noting that Anchorage is the fourth most expensive US city for groceries.