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Is the big-box store killing Main Street?
Maria Sánchez-Vidal
August 2019
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Tags: cep; economics; lse authors

The opening of big-box stores – i.e., large chain supermarket stores – has been a political concern in many countries over the last 20 years. Their critics claim they create enormous negative externalities in pre-existing market and city structures. They also say that this type of stores exacerbates pollution levels and contributes to the hollowing out of city centres, as […]