Will Big Retail Kill The Corner Store?

Supermarkets put the squeeze on corner shops in Britain.

"Stymied by strict planning regulations, the big boys of British retailing are moving away from giant out-of-town shopping centres back towards High Streets in the search for continued sales growth. Some local retailers have shut up shop. They are pinning their hopes on smaller urban outlets targeting time-poor, cash-rich commuters - and independent retailers are starting to feel the strain."

Thanks to Nandita Godbole

Full Story: Corner shops battle for survival

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