With the most important retail season just around the corner, merchants are hoping shoppers will think local first.
A story in Sundays Kansas City Star gave reason to worry that may not be the case.
Local sales tax receipts in the shoppers paradise of Overland Park, home to Oak Park Mall, are down 6% over the past year.
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