Community Owned Stores Offer Alternative To Chains

A local response to Wal-Mart's global spread.
April 13, 2004, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Residents of Middlebury, Vermont, don't want Wal-Mart, but they do need affordable housewares. A group of business owners and residents have hit upon a solution. They want to open a community-owned department store, modeled on half a dozen successful examples in Montana and Wyoming.

Thanks to Stacy Mitchell

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Published on Wednesday, March 17, 2004 in AlterNet
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