As the time comes for old suburban developments to reinvent themselves, one community after another has questioned the conventional wisdom that big box stores are desirable anchors for retail. Is Kansas City part of a trend?
- Steve Vockrodt, reporter and staff writer, The Pitch
- Benjamin J. Newman, department of public policy and political science at the University of California-Riverside, author, Backlash Against the "Big Box": Local Small Business and Public Opinion toward Business Corporations
- Kelly Mack, third-generation owner, Mack Hardware in Mission