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Gift stores and boutiques can generate more revenue by creating "send to work" specials.

IT service providers, computer repair services and computer retail stores can all benefit from the amount of technology businesses need.

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What you don't see here

* Landscaping services

* Janitorial services

* Window washers

* Vending services

* Coffee suppliers

Office supply stores and distributors often contract with businesses to be their sole provider. The chamber's Office Depot program is a good example of this - call Meghan Richards at (313) 596-0372 for information on how you can save on office supplies.

Catering services, nearby restaurants and prepackaged food distribution are just some of the ways the food and beverage industry can benefit from local businesses.

Beverage distributors can often sign exclusive contracts with office buildings.

It's the norm to have a cell phone nowadays, either for business or personal use, or both. Businesses can turn into long term clients.

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RELATED ARTICLE: Get in on the Action

Get on the email lists of the following chamber members who are commercial real estate developers to hear about the latest commercial developments in the Detroit region.

Beachum & Roeser Development & Management Corporation

(248) 647-7500

www.beachumroeser.com

Boydell-Russel Industrial Center

(313) 872-4000

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