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Dollar Store Restriction — Mesquite, Texas

Date: 2 Jul 2019 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Passing a city-wide ordinance in July 2018, the City of Mesquite, Texas, has made dollar stores a “conditional use,” which means they must undergo a review and receive a special permit to open. This requirement is in addition to a dispersal rule. … Read More

Dollar Store Restriction — Kansas City, Kan.

Date: 2 Jul 2019 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County, Kansas City’s regional planning commission, passed an original dollar store dispersal policy prompted by community concerns about the growth of chain discount stores and lack of access to healthy food in 2016, and subsequently passed an updated ordinance in February 2019.… Read More

Dollar Store Restriction — Tulsa, Okla.

Date: 2 Jul 2019 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In April 2018, the City of Tulsa, Okla., passed an ordinance that limits new dollar stores and encourages full-service grocery stores in area of the city known as north Tulsa. Since its passage, the Tulsa policy has become a national example and motivated other communities to consider and pass similar policies.… Read More

New Report: Walmart’s Monopolization of Local Grocery Markets

Date: 26 Jun 2019 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In 43 metropolitan areas and 160 smaller markets, Walmart controls 50 percent or more of the local grocery market. No other corporation in history has ever amassed this degree of control over the U.S. food system. Our findings provide a stark illustration of the failings of contemporary antitrust policy.… Read More

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