By Roxanne Thompson and Tim O’Malley
Mexia News Staff
With the Texas’ Sales Tax Holiday quickly approaching, Friday-Sunday, Aug. 5-7, many businesses and residents are expected to benefit. The annual event aims to make back-to-school shopping a little more affordable for shoppers and hopes of local businesses to increase a little more in revenue.
“It absolutely increases sales, because people shop to save money,” said Cheryl Pratka, manager of the Mexia Bealls. “That weekend we will have sales; I just don’t know what that sale will be yet. We’ll have more people coming in the store and shopping.”
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