Will Big Retail Kill The Corner Store?

Supermarkets put the squeeze on corner shops in Britain.
November 22, 2002, 6am PST | Abhijeet Chavan
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"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

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Published on Tuesday, October 11, 2005 in BBC News
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