However, we strongly think this is only a vocal minority who have their eyes fixed in the distant past when New York streets were crammed with neon signs because it was the best way to attract business from miles away.
Today, digital marketing services are multiple times more effective than neon signs and people yelling in corners using a bullhorn to get people to notice them. With most people having their eyes glued to their telephone screen, they have no need to squint their eyes looking for the right street sign that leads them to a local business. Online marketing changed this forever.
Those who focus on big stores closing, or an apparent shrinking of the economy, are focusing on the wrong metrics. As any New York SEO company worth its salt will be happy to confirm, business has never been better in the Empire State