Downtown retailers get creative as they face change
Fleet Feet owner JD Denton, left, helps a customer get just the right feel on athletic gear in front of the downtown Davis store. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
Change is in the air in downtown Davis, but longtime retailers want to reassure local customers: They're still open for business.
The pending sale of several downtown Davis buildings by the Brinley family — which has owned the properties for decades, as far back as the 1920s in the case of one building — is causing some nervousness and anxiety. Many of the downtown's most prominent stores are in the Brinley buildings, and the owners are assessing what they may need to do to stay profitable. Continue Reading