I'm glad the chamber has put this into play locally....they are not asking people who do not want to shop in their local stores to do so, they are asking current shoppers in the town to give extra support to any store that they WOULD NOT WANT TO CLOSE.(Those are generally speaking the ones they shop in already!) The negative comments are obviously those of people who don't care if these stores close, they do not shop in them anyway... and would not miss them.... and that is their choice.
But, do not misunderstand what the movement is really about. After all the chips are dealt in a recession - some stores will close, and others (even small ones) will be stronger than when it started - this movement is about keeping the ones YOU want to be the strong ones!
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