Shop Alexandria? You bet! It has the highest 'pull factor' in the state
When it comes to pulling shoppers into town, Alexandria is tops.
In fact, Alexandria has the highest retail sales "pull factor" in the state, according to a recently released report.
The "Alexandria and Douglas County Retail Trade Analysis" was compiled by the University of Minnesota Extension.
It shows that Alexandria has a pull factor of 4.36, which means that Alexandria has 4.36 times the annual statewide average retail sales per capita.
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