About the Author
Stuart "Stu" Harrison writes a weekly column about business news (published on KawarthaNow.com on Fridays and in the Peterborough Examiner on Mondays) and hosts a business segment every Monday evening on CHEX-TV's Newswatch.
Stu has extensive marketing and advertising experience and was owner of Harrison Advertising for many years prior to joining the Chamber of Commerce in 2003. He is currently the General Manager of the Greater Peterborough Area Chamber of Commerce.
KawarthaNow is pleased to include Stu as a contributing columnist, and we appreciate his extensive knowledge of the local business community.
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The Business Beat
by Stuart Harrison
Welcome to The Business Beat.
New Stores in Peterborough Square
It's been just 10 years since Eaton's left Peterborough Square. Since that time the downtown Peterborough shopping centre has undergone a significant transformation.
The square can now boast a 96% lease rate, a fully occupied office tower, a 27,000 square foot call centre, a newly constructed executive office centre, 11 food locations, the Galaxy movie theatre, a 337 car underground parking lot, and a number of new stores, including:
Free Trade Show Seminar
If your business uses trade shows as a marketing tool, you might be interested in a free seminar called "Successful Trade Show Strategies," presented this Friday (August 15) from 9 - 11 at the Super 8 Motel on Lansdowne Street. Presented by Dash design and Skyline Exhibits. For more information or to register call 613-820-2550 or email email@example.com.
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