The Geography of Retailing is an ongoing series that brings you demographic, economic and market information on different regions of the United States. This month, we take a look at the Mid-South region—Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia.
By Joe Paone
The Mid-South region consists of several distinct environments. It encompasses the Rust Belt regions of northern Ohio and Indiana, to the agricultural acreage of the central and southern parts of those states, the hills of West Virginia, and the growing areas of the southern states of Tennessee and Kentucky. One thing's for sure: The presence of CE retail is strong.