National Survey to Assess Spread of “Clone Towns” Across Britain

Date: 16 Sep 2004 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In a new report titled "Clone Town Britain," the London-based New Economics Foundation warns that the country’s town centers are rapidly being overrun by chain stores. "Retail spaces once filled with independent butchers, newsagents, tobacconists, pubs, book shops, greengrocers and family-owned general stores are becoming filled with supermarket retailers, fast-food chains, and global fashion outlets," the report says.… Read More