Rodeo, Expo Center Events Keep Local Businesses Alive

Published 06/11 2013 09:07PM

Updated 06/11 2013 10:42PM

Local businesses around the Abilene area say they're seeing a boost in sales due to the Texas State Rodeo Competition this week.

Business owners say this is common, and that all types of events at the Expo Center bring in business that keep their stores going during a time when sales are inconsistent.

Joe Allen's says they expect business to double this week, due to the rodeo alone.

Businesses also say that events at the local universities and schools also boost business.

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