Local business owner starts up Exeter Swap Meet, new resale store

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
In an effort to bring vendors together and welcome customers to her new store, Erin Atkinson, owner of The Grand olí Shopperie off Highway 86 east of Exeter, established a new swap meet for vendors and shoppers in the parking lot of the business, which took place Sept. 14-16. Several vendors participated, offering a wide variety of items for sale. The store, which opened June 28, features furniture, collectibles, antiques and other miscellaneous items. On Friday, she offered free hotdogs and watermelon to customers. Atkinson plans to host the swap meet monthly for area residents. Her store hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information about the store, or becoming a vendor in the swap meet, call 417-342-7783. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-demcorat.com

In an effort to bring vendors together and welcome customers to her new store, Erin Atkinson, owner of The Grand olí Shopperie off Highway 86 east of Exeter, established a new swap meet for vendors and shoppers in the parking lot of the business, which took place Sept. 14-16.

Exeter resident and new business owner Erin Atkinson, recently established a new swap meet venue in the parking lot of her new resale business, The Grand olí Shopperie, which is located off Highway 86 east of Exeter. The store features furniture, collectibles, antiques and other miscellaneous items. She plans to host the swap meet once a month. New vendors can join by calling 417-342-7783. Store hours are Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-demcorat.com
A shopper puts the fixings on a hotdog at The Grand olí Shopperie in Exeter, a new resale store which opened June 28. Its owner, Erin Atkinson, recently started a swap meet in the parking lot of the business, offering free hot dogs and watermelon to customers on Friday, Sept. 15 to welcome them. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information about the store, or becoming a vendor in the swap meet, call 417-342-7783. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-demcorat.com
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