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Old 09-12-2017, 11:02 AM
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I was watching this video (
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTUl2y1Kdk8 ) which inadvertently touches on a fairly interesting topic . The fellow at the 41 second mark states that he sells clothes and shoes as well as a number of different items . Which naturally begs the the question of how common are such vendors in low income urban areas .

It's pretty widely accepted that many low income urban areas have a lack of local businesses and are also cut off/located far away from shopping districts . Therefore it stands to reason that such areas have a number of alternative retail sources ( for lack of a better term ) .

Is my assumption correct ? Do many low income urban areas have lots of street vendors selling everyday items on the sidewalk ? Do such areas have many unlicensed and/or non typical retail stores operating out of ( say ) private residences ?

Thanks for any answers ahead of time .
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Old 09-12-2017, 01:04 PM
Location: Denver
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We don't have much street selling outside of tourist areas but retail in the hood consists of Arab or Korean owned hood stores selling clothes and shoes and various other places. We have candy ladies that sell snacks and junk food out of their house, and other things like tax services, barber shops, etc out of homes. Thought that was pretty common.
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