Some Kansas City businesses say their NFL Draft sales didn't live up to the hype
For some Kansas City small businesses, the NFL Draft turned out to be a "huge disappointment."
Despite more than 300,000 people attending the NFL Draft over three days in Kansas City and huge promises for local spending, many small businesses actually saw sales decrease — leaving them stuck with extra inventory they had bought to prepare.
Host Nomin Ujiyediin sat down with Startland News reporter Matthew Gwin to learn why local and small businesses feel let down by the draft, and what contributed to low community foot traffic.
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