As in many places, the retail trade in marktbreit is also complaining about falling sales, growing online trade and increasing vacancies. This is what the SPD marktbreit writes in a press release. Marktbreit has a tradition as a trading town, but at least in the 21st century. However, the decline of the retail trade and its negative impact on the attractiveness of the city centers has also become an issue there in the twenty-first century.
For this reason, harald kopp, himself a market-wide single trader and candidate for mayor of the SPD marktbreit, has invited to a lecture with the title "the good sailor can only be recognized on rough seas"! – development opportunities for the retail trade in marktbreit" invited. Speaker volker wedde, managing director of the bavarian chamber of handicrafts in lower franconia, explained to the visitors in the restaurant lowen where, in his opinion, the problems of all cities lie – from a municipality with 1000 inhabitants to a city with 100,000 plus inhabitants like wurzburg. Using best practice examples, he showed where a good sailor, i.E. A clever city marketing concept, has succeeded in turning the rudder around.
After the presentation, a lively discussion ensued. Retail traders in particular contributed with their experiences to a clearer picture of the various facets of the retail trade problem, according to the press release. There was general relief that the stationery store had been saved. At least in the face of the threat of closure, residents realized that retail was an asset worth protecting, the release concludes.