Internet is the biggest threat say Crowthrone traders
November 28, 2007
VILLAGE centre shops are under threat again this time from the internet say Crowthorne traders.
Local retailers already fighting the impact of superstores are suffering again from the boom in online shopping and its worse at Christmas.
Mike Taylor, of Taylor and Whitlock jewellers in Dukes Ride, Crowthorne, is leading the call for people to shop in their local village or town rather than being enticed by low internet prices.
He says: “The internet is the most innocent demon ever to have walked the planet. It is 1,000 times more powerful than Sainsbury’s and Tesco at killing the high street.”
Full story in The Bracknell Forest Standard
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