Membership growing in Downtown Eugene Merchants Group

By: Dylan Darling Source: Register Guard (08/01/16)   “We really want locals to rediscover downtown.” — Melissa Achtien, owner of gilt+gossamer Store and restaurant owners in downtown Eugene have formed a group — Downtown Eugene Merchants — in hopes of drawing more shoppers and diners to the city’s core. “We want to shift the previous…READ MORE

Whole Foods to open in Downtown Eugene on Wednesday, September 28!

Whole Foods opens it’s doors this Wednesday, September 28! “We’re committed to excellent customer service and dedicated to selling the highest quality natural and organic products available. Shopping with us means you’re getting the best, while helping us support our commitment to local growers, vendors, and artisans.” Details available here:  

Making downtown safe again is key to success

By: Nicole Desch and Melissa Achtin Source: Register Guard (09/22/16) Recent coverage of downtown Eugene’s public safety challenges represented a double-edged sword for those of us working through Downtown Eugene Merchants, a new network of creative individuals and businesses who believe in the future of downtown. On one hand, the coverage highlights the important public…READ MORE