Local florists lobby to close Floral Shop

The WKU Floral Shop will close on May 6 after local florists have complained the shop was unfairly subsidized competition.

According to the statement released by Bob Skipper, director of media relations, “a group of floral business owners” from Bowling Green and Simpson County approached WKU last September, “claiming that the WKU Floral Shop represented unfair market competition because it is partially subsidized by a public university.”

Read the full story at wkuherald.com

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