Retail Storefronts Going On-line in Huron County

Downtown cores serviced by BIA's (Business Improvement Associations) in small towns and city neighbourhoods have been negatively impacted by big on-line store competitors like Amazon. Local store-owners complain that shoppers come in to their store to look, but do not buy. Many of these shoppers go home, price compare named brands, and then buy online. How can local business compete?