Please take this opportunity to tell us about your business and your business assistance needs. This survey should take approximately 5 minutes of your time and the results will be utilized to help the City create new programs to better assist our business community. Thank you!

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1. Would you be interested in attending Stanton Business Alliance meetings?

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2. How likely would you be to attend Stanton Business Alliance Meetings held at the following times?

  Likely It Depends Not Likely
Breakfast Meetings (8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.)
Lunch Meetings (11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)
After Business Hours (6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

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3. Which day(s) of the week would you most likely attend a Stanton Business Alliance meeting?

  Likely It Depends Not Likely
Mondays
Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Thursdays

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4. Would you participate in an online platform (web based meeting)?

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5. What would be most useful to learn about at these events?

  Very Useful Useful Not Useful
Business training and educational opportunities (i.e. workshops, speakers)
Updates from the City about Stanton projects
Opportunity to communicate directly with City Council members
Analysis and reporting of the Stanton market/economy

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6. How useful would the following information and/or assistance be?

  Very Useful Useful Not Useful
Advertising or marketing
City regulations (i.e. building improvements, signs)
Window displays or interior store design
How to use internet or E-Commerce for marketing

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7. Please rate the degree to which you are experiencing the following business challenges. (Mark ONE answer for each item)

  Major Challenge Minor Challenge No Challenge
Conflict with building owner or tenant
Difficulty recruiting or retaining employees
Cost of rent
Insufficient parking
In-town competition
Out-of-town competition
Language barriers
Poor building condition
Restrictive city regulations
Shoplifting or theft
Vandalism/graffiti
Presence of homeless/transients

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8. Please rate the performance of the following.

  Excellent Very Good Satisfactory Poor
Local police protection
Safety in Stanton
Local fire protection
Local waste management service
Local municipal services
Other businesses’ compliance with city regulations
Your experience(s) at City Hall
Information provided by city about relevant topics

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9. How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

  Strongly Agree Somewhat Agree Somewhat Disagree Strongly Disagree
I always try to buy products and services locally
I usually direct customers to other Stanton businesses
The existing Stanton business mix helps my business
My building façade draws customers into my business
My window and store displays help my business
My outdoor advertising helps my business
My business is open when customers want to shop
Stanton is an excellent place to have a business

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10. How satisfied are you with the present location of your business?

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11. Do you have plans to expand or reduce operations for your business in the foreseeable future?

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12. Are you, or the building owner, considering any building improvement projects?

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13. How long has your business been in operation?

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14. Does your business own or lease the space in which it is located?

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15. Where do you and your employees typically park?

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16. Where do your customers typically park?

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17. How many parking spaces are available for your customers in your parking lot?

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18. What percentage of employees of your business live here in Stanton?

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19. How many people does your business employ in each of the following categories?

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20. What are your thoughts on your business hours?

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21. When advertising your business, which mode do you use most (mark top 3)?

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22. How much of your business is generated from website/online sales (versus in person)?

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23. Please describe the target market of your business.

  Male Female Not applicable
Gender

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24. Please describe the target market of your business.

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25. Please describe the target market of your business.

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26. What is the biggest obstacle for your business?

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27. Please provide the following information

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