KANSAS CITY, Mo.--Aug. 27--PERSONAL SAFETY, SECURITY RETAIL STORE TO OPEN: Tracey Hawkins wants to sell peace of mind.
But first, she's got to find some for herself.
Hawkins wanted to open Security Source, a personal safety and security retail store in Mission Center mall in Mission, Kan., on Sept. 1. The strike by United Parcel Service workers, however, delayed shipment of her inventory, and the opening has been delayed about two weeks.
"I have my fingers crossed for the first week of September," she said.
Although her 466-square-foot store will be small, Hawkins plans to carry a number of products, including first-aid kits; …