A new Louisville flea market is expanding. Last month’s inaugural Flea Off Market in the alley by Market and Shelby streets drew an estimated 1,000 visitors and 40 vendors. That was enough to warrant an expansion. “It’s monthly now but we hope for it to be something weekly,” says organizer Courtenay Kunnecke. “We had huge success… Continue reading Expanded “Flea Off Market” Is Saturday
Retailers are hoping to beat the recession with this year’s Black Friday sales.
A group of government and business leaders from southwest Louisville is mounting a campaign to lure new businesses to the area.
Depending on where you live in Louisville you might be able to visit the butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker without ever leaving your neighborhood. But in some areas of the city you’d be hard pressed to find a pair of socks or a fresh orange. Two recent studies commissioned by Metro Louisville looked at the retail disparities in our city from both geographic and economic standpoints.
Retailers could be missing out on $1.1 billion in potential sales in South and West Louisville. That’s according to a study from the Social Compact group of Washington D.C.
A team of government officials say Louisville’s higher-than-average gas prices last month can be traced to gas wholesalers, not retailers.