Consultant to host retail workshop in January



Retail consultant Jon Schallert will present a half-day workshop for retailers Jan. 31 at the Hilton Vancouver Washington hosted by Vancouver’s Downtown Association.

Schallert specializes in teaching business communities how to become destinations for consumers. The event begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at 2 p.m. and is co-sponsored by The Columbian, the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, West Coast Bank, Hilton Vancouver Washington, Visit Vancouver USA, the City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Business Journal. The cost is $30 per person in advance, or $40 at the door. Register online at by Jan. 25. For more information, visit