shopping http://wkms.org en KY Retailers Still Have Room to Grow http://wkms.org/post/ky-retailers-still-have-room-grow <p></p><p>Kentucky retailers are hoping for an ‘end of the year’ rush between now and Tuesday.&nbsp; The 2012 holiday shopping period is certainly not one for the record books.&nbsp; Laura Leigh Goins with the Kentucky Retail Federation says businesses gauge sales from November through the end of December.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 12:00:51 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 26119 at http://wkms.org KY Retailers Still Have Room to Grow The Morning Cram [etsy goes to the mall edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-etsy-goes-mall-edition <p></p><p><strong>From NPR: </strong>Those yearning for a more homemade Christmas might turn to the online shop <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/12/13/167080018/etsy-crafts-a-strategy-for-staying-handmade-and-profitable">Etsy</a> to find the perfect handmade gifts. But the website that was built as an alternative to mass production is now turning to the retail chain West Elm, connecting local Etsy sellers with the big name store. Every time a new West lm opens, it sells items wholesale from local Etsy sellers. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 14:48:28 +0000 Whitney Jones 25638 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [etsy goes to the mall edition]