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About Department Stores

One of the giants of business in our country are the retailers also known as department stores. They are able to generate more and more profits each year by provided the general public with so many of our needs and wants. They are some of the most recognizable logos and names in the world. We didnt always do our shopping in this manner. In fact, most of the population a long time ago used to do most of their shopping only with localized goods. This meant that basically whatever products where produced in your area is what you had to choose from. It is true that ever now and then people would be able to purchase things from distant lands if those products were brought in. However, those products usually were sold for much higher prices than the average family could usually afford. This is because those products had to be marked up to pay for the distance that they had to travel.

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Those days were a long time ago, and now our department stores are able to offer us products from every corner of the world and usually for low prices. This is because the stores have had to offer more and more for less and less in order to try to compete with one another and to consolidate power for their own company. Many debate if this is a good thing or not for this country, but regardless of your position on that argument, the fact of the matter is that is the way things are likely to continue. Some who disagree with the ever growing power of the large chain stores have done their part to fight it by purchasing their items from local department stores. By supporting local department stores they are both not spending their money at the big chain stores and at the same time giving money to the competitors of the large department names. Some see buying at local department stores as a fruitless effort that does little to slow down the growth of the larger stores. They also note that you are likely to spend more money for the same products at a local store. This has proven to be generally true, so you may want to consider this before doing your shopping local. Regardless of your viewpoints on the growth of department stores, you must step back and admire the amount of things they have gotten accomplished in a short period of time. They have certainly done quite a lot to change the way that we all shop. It will certainly be interesting for us all to see where these stores will carry us to next.

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