A coronavirus shift to online shopping has helped save some retail sales — and tax revenue — in Colorado
The state collected nearly a half-billion dollars more sales tax last year than in 2016, when Amazon began charging Colorado shoppers sales tax. March coronavirus disruptions resulted in 15% decline.
Dollar stores — 18 of them — have filled in gaps as conventional grocers pulled up stakes in Pueblo
Economic developers acknowledge an uneasy relationship with deep-discounters as Pueblo's economy tries to rebound