For the last two years, Kobey’s Swap Meet, founded in 1976 and with 45 employees, has hosted a handful of themed events, including a car show, a vintage event and a sneaker expo. Photo courtesy of Kobey’s Swap Meet.

For the last two years, Kobey’s Swap Meet, founded in 1976 and with 45 employees, has hosted a handful of themed events, including a car show, a vintage event and a sneaker expo. Photo courtesy of Kobey’s Swap Meet.

In the face of online retailers like ebay and Amazon and big-box retailers like Target and Walmart, San Diego’s Kobey’s Swap Meet is reinventing itself in order to stay in the game...

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