Missouri Retailers Association
The on-going countdown to the Michael Brown grand jury decision coincides with the start of the holiday shopping season – so what can St. Louis-area retailers expect?
Missouri is one of 27 states with tough laws that allow retailers to hold shoplifting suspects and fine them.
“There’s absolutely no doubt that cold weather has hurt this past week,” Dave Overfelt with the Missouri Retailers Association says.
“Smurfing” involves people buying cold and allergy medicines containing the pseudoephedrine and selling them to meth makers.