Why Dollar Stores Are Bad Business for the Neighborhoods They Open In

They’re affordable, but often lack fresh and healthy food–and gut local and independently owned businesses

Fast Company
Dec 10, 2018 · 5 min read
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By Eillie Anzilotti

Up until 2015, Haven, Kansas, a town of just over 1,200 people, had one grocery store: the Foodliner, a mom-and-pop store…

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