Small businesses on Britain’s high streets are becoming a rare breed, and disappearing fast. The cause? Online retailers. In the US, we’ve seen similar decline, but the shops and shopkeepers of England are a trademark that even Napoleon remarked upon. However, they are vanishing as the current economic downturn and the move towards online marketing are making it harder to compete.
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A nation of shopkeepers: Britain’s small business undergo transition in tough economic times | Fox News