Are you interested in opening or relocating a retail business here in Monmouth? If so, we'd love to hear from you!

We have held community engagement meetings and worked with The Retail Coach (they provide gap/opportunity analysis) to determine what we'd like to see here in Monmouth. The top contenders are:

  • New and Used Book Store
  • Bike Shop
  • Sporting Goods Focusing on Local Youth
  • Small Scale Jewelry Store (with repairs)
  • Niche Women's Clothing (linen, etc.)
  • Art Supplies/Framing
  • Band-based Music Store (with lessons)
  • Second Run Movie Theater

We are looking for retailers to create an interesting destinationand deliver an exciting experience to our local and visiting shoppers. We want businesses who deliver exceptional customer service and amaze their clients.

If you are interested in becoming part of the growing Monmouth retail scene, please contact:

Angie McElwee

Executive Director, Monmouth Chamber of Commerce

(309) 734-3181

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Paul Schuytema

Director of Economic and Community Development, City of Monmouth

(309) 734-2141

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