BALTIMORE - Food trucks like Cleveland's fired up taco truck have been making mobile meals hip, but these days a lot of other businesses are going four-wheeling.
In fact this rolling boutique called The Fashion Stop is based in the Baltimore area. It lets shoppers nix the mall, and grab that cute outfit during their lunch hour.
"We get our pieces from New York to California. So there's very unique designers that you don't see at the malls," said Gretchen Hergenroeder with The Fashion Stop.
This takes shopping-on-the-go to a whole new level. One of the big draws to being mobile is the money. According to the American Mobile Retail Association, an average truck costs about $20,000 to overhaul.
The variety of businesses on the move is growing. The list now includes the:
While most of the businesses are middle of the road there are a few that are a bit bizarre.
"It's a need. It's an inside the closet issue. So I figure you know, that beats selling cupcakes," Jared added.
Oh, and cupcakes? There's a truck for that too .
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