Not All 'Big Boxes' Are Bad

Opening of a "Big Box" Home Depot store actually helps small home improvement businesses in one Hartford neighborhood.
August 27, 2003, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"It's known in retail parlance as a "category killer," a corporate behemoth that chews up and spits out any competitor foolish enough to remain in its way.But a funny thing happened after a Home Depot store opened on New Park Avenue in 1996: The mammoth home improvement warehouse became the spark that revitalized a once dreary industrial corridor."

Thanks to Eugene Patron

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Published on Monday, August 25, 2003 in The Hartford Courant
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