In Texas, immigrant businesses breathe new life into old units

Miguel Perez May 6, 2019
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In Texas, immigrant businesses breathe new life into old units

Miguel Perez May 6, 2019
Wooden sign board hanging on door of cafe nathaphat/iStock/Getty Images Plus
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There are a lot of empty retail spaces across the United States looking for fresh ideas to lure in shoppers. Urban designers say it’s all about offering something you can’t get online. In some cases, immigrant business owners in Texas are helping transform brick-and-mortar spaces — long abandoned by regional retailers — into marketplaces that quickly become local community hubs.  

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