Westport facing dwindling foot traffic: Online sales will only get us so far, resilient entrepreneur says
Matt Bramlette is stretched thin, bouncing between his two retail shops as Westport storefronts struggle to reopen after a pandemic-induced shutdown, protests that disrupted business and other unexpected challenges. "We rely on tourists and foot traffic - two things that are few and far between right now," said Bramlette, owner of brick-and-mortar Mid Coast Modern and Soap Bar on Kansas City's Westport Road, as well as the Bear Soap Co.
Saturday, June 13, 2020
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