One detail which the current retail crisis can prossibly no longer call on is to buy local, as local manufacture of food, goods, and other daily needs has
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, Jan 1, 2009
One detail which the current retail crisis can prossibly no longer call on
is to buy local, as local manufacture of food, goods, and other daily needs has
effectively been destroyed by the 'cheap' transport addiction.
I'm old enough to remember Harold Wilson embracing I'm Backing Britain,
which included a call to buy locally made things from locally owned businesses,
putting money back into local activities and fighting the 7:84 effect
(the radical threatre group who took their name from the fact that 7% of
the UK population had cornered 84% of the wealth) Local economies are
healthy and relatively safer when adverse changes occur.
I'd suggest that world-wide we encourage all who are retailing anything to
show their customers where the products are produced - in full so your prawns
harvested on the West Coast of Scotland don't get processed in the Far
East amd then returned to Hull for packaging - insist on buying fresh from
the West and buying 'local' wherever you can.
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