Here's the real story . . .
BEHIND THE SCENES THE PLAZA IS DESPERATE TO FIND A NEW 'ANCHOR' FOR THE FLOUNDERING ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT DEVASTATED BY COVID AND 'MOSTLY PEACEFUL' BLM PROTESTS!!!
Here's one solution that was quickly dismissed by local leaders and the biz community . . .
Consider . . .
Walmart remains the biggest retailer in the world.
Walmart has experience in urban areas across the nation . . . Several box stores in the KC area already have stores and managers fluent in a variety of languages.
Sadly, the Plaza's "luxury" roots seem to be holding it back from a viable option and the reality of "price conscience" consumers dominating the new retail space in the age of the Internets.
Nevertheless . . . Negotiations are ongoing.
Developing . . .