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Cobbler's Business Steps Up During Thrifty Times

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Cobbler's Business Steps Up During Thrifty Times

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Cobbler's Business Steps Up During Thrifty Times

Cobbler's Business Steps Up During Thrifty Times

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As Americans trim their budgets, some businesses are ready for thrifty activity. In St. Louis, a shoe repair shop has seen business skyrocket as the economy prompts more customers to have shoes fixed instead of buying new ones. Jeff Lipson of Cobblestone Shoe Repair is a third-generation cobbler, and he's seeing a new type of customer.

Adam Allington of member station KWMU reports.