“Local street markets generate twice as many jobs as big supermarkets and sell goods at half the price of the supposedly cut-price retail giants, research shows.

Planning decisions that favour the building of huge outlets over established smaller markets could result in fewer jobs and less choice for local communities, a report by the think-tank the New Economics Foundation (NEF) warned.”

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Street Markets ‘More Powerful Than Supermarkets’ was last modified: March 6th, 2012 by ksalay@pps.org
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