Swede’s is one of the most popular places in downtown Kenosha, so we decided to pull up a barstool and order an old fashioned as we chat it up with Joan Spair
We sat down with the one and only Anthony Perrine, owner of Lou Perrine’s Gas and Grocery, to talk gas prices, new second location, Einstein Bagels and more. Q. Would you agree when it comes to price volatility, the gasoline business isn’t for the faint-hearted? Anthony: Traditionally gas is relatively stable. The volatility comes with major geopolitical issues like we are facing now. Unfortunately, this administrations push of EV has caused massive volatility as well. From a business owner, there really isn’t anything you can do. You should just raise or lower according to what the market did that day. But when gas gets this high you get a lot of retailers trying to sell below cost or afraid to go up on gas because we know it ultimately kills the consumer and their business. Q. At press time the national average price for a gallon of gas just reached...