Click to enlargeGeneral merchandise stores include department stores, supercenters, warehouse clubs, and other establishments specializing in the sale of a general line of retail goods.  These stores are an important part of the retail economy in many Kansas communities.

  • Fourteen Kansas counties were identified as not having any establishments classified as general merchandise in the dataset, which could indicate either a lack of general merchandise stores in those areas, or establishments classified in another retail business sector also sell general merchandise in those areas.  Thirteen of these counties have a population less than 10,000 people.

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