About This Series

Learn how to use the Buxton Scout Analytics Platform to grow or start your business in the following ways:

  • Learn exactly who your existing and potential customers are and how to best market to them;
  • Determine the best site for your new or relocated business;
  • Minimize your risk by learning how to make informed confident decisions around the inventory and services your business offers; and
  • Better understand retail and service leakage for the Spokane trade area.

Buxton Scout is an ongoing service offered free of charge to businesses and Downtown Spokane Ratepayers to help grow their companies. Get started in three easy steps:

  • Find and attend an informational session listed below
  • Attend a 2-hour training at Level Up inside the Downtown Library
  • Research at your own pace from the office or home with a temporary passcode provided by the DSP; or log-on at LevelUp inside the Downtown Library

Past Events

  • Thursday, Sep 21 / 2:30pm

    Introduction to Buxton Scout

    In downtown Spokane, small businesses and entrepreneurs now have access to one of the nation’s most powerful consumer analytics’ platforms, Buxton Scout.

    Buxton Scout uses data gathered from millions of customer transactions around the country to determine purchasing habits and lifestyle trends for a geographic area.

    FREE training

    Local experts will teach you how to access the Buxton Scout Analytics software to grow or start your business in the following ways:

    • Learn exactly who your existing and potential customers are and the most cost-effective way to reach them;
    • Determine the best site for your new or relocated business;
    • Minimize your risk by learning how to make informed confident decisions around the inventory and services your business offers; and
    • Better understand retail and service leakage for the Spokane trade area.
  • Tuesday, Sep 12 / 12:00pm

    Buxton Scout Introduction

    The DSP is offering free access to Buxton, a sophisticated consumer purchasing database. Juliet Sinisterra, Economic Development Manager with the DSP will provide an overview of Buxton and how it can help you grow your downtown business!

    • Customized Market Research
    • Detailed Product Research
    • Optimal Services for your customers
    • How to market to tourists and locals!