About Us

Reporting on Ohio’s Retail, Distribution & Wholesale Industries

Focus On Ohio’s Future  (FOOF) is a not-for-profit 501(c) (4) entity powered by the Ohio Council of Retail Merchants. 

The mission of Focus on Ohio’s Future is to provide insightful research relating to Ohio’s retail, wholesale and distribution sectors. Our hope is that this research will help positively impact Ohio’s overall economy, showing that our state is an ideal location for retailers big and small.

Focus On Ohio’s Future seeks to increase the awareness and impact of Ohio as a retail and distribution hub. We strive to provide a valuable perspective to business leaders, consumers, government officials and other stakeholders as they look for new ways to grow and promote Ohio’s economy in the 21st century.