The National Retail Federation estimates holiday sales will increase 4.1% to $616.9 billion. The average increase in holiday sales for the past 10 years is 2.9%. Wouldn’t it be great if lots of those dollars stayed in the Kansas City area to boost our local economy? Why buy local?
Please help us welcome and thank the following volunteers who have agreed to serve as officers of the board in the business community for 2015:
Tis the season to sparkle and the Shops at Crestwood certainly do! Located on 55th Street between Oak and Brookside Blvd., the shopping center was built by JC Nichols in 1922 to complement the residential area. In 2000, seven business owners in Crestwood created the Crestwood Shops, LLC and purchased the property from Highwood Properties.
Wednesday, October 15, 11:45am
Guest Speaker: Jim McGraw, Presentation on Ewing Kauffman
Location: Wornall Road Baptist Church, 400 E. Meyer Blvd.
Catered by: Gates BBQ, $12/person, Required RSVP by Oct.14 to 523-5553 or email@example.com
The annual directory of the Southtown, Waldo, and Brookside businesses is coming hot off the press this month. If you are receiving this newsletter, you will be receiving a copy in the mail. Feel free to stop by the Southtown Planning Center to get additional copies. With a print run of more than 8,000, we have plenty to share.