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superstore

a very large supermarket, often selling household goods, clothes, etc., as well as food
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An average big-box store is only designed for a 15-to-20-year lifespan, Joe Minicozzi, an urbanist consultant, has explained that a Walmart executive once disclosed.
The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) and Independent We Stand, a group that advocates for locally owned businesses, partnered together on a study that sought to determine the definitive local impact generated for every dollar a consumer spends at a locally owned home improvement retailer versus at a big-box store. You can read all about the study results starting on Page 44.
Doyle said: "In big-box stores. I have found labels advertising specific products as eco-friendly-labels that were themselves coated in eco-unfriendly polyurethane.
Thanks for thinking of us, but we don't have the time or money to study the thorny issue of the effects of big-box stores on the local economy, a citizens committee told the City Council on Monday.
It seems only recently that big-box stores were seen as the future of retail.
Half of survey respondents said they purchased cosmetics at big-box stores, 39% made purchases at retail pharmacy outlets, 23% bought from department stores, another 23% made purchases from specialty beauty outlets and 22% said they bought cosmetics from online specialty beauty merchants, the company said.
At Target, the move away from big-box stores in the suburbs to smaller outlets in more densely populated neighborhoods has been relatively restrained.
At supermarkets and big-box stores, it sells in the $8 to $10 range.
"Independent pet stores have always been at the forefront, but more grocery stores and big-box stores are catching up."
The second part of this problem is the big-box stores. Wal-Mart is the best example--they'll match any price.
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The CPI measure of food price inflation is based on a sample of food items selected from a sample of retail food outlets, "and the selection of stores has not been updated quickly enough to reflect the volume of food now sold through big-box stores," says ERS.