This is a perfect example of why the sales tax revenue numbers of the NSS survey are so absurd.
By not using the s substitution theory, they assume all sales are new sales.
Lets say this Sharks move out due to the stadium being built. Their fans come to the Braves games. Is this a gain?
No it's not - it's called cannibalizing sales. The net affect is ZERO.
Its just one tragic flaw of the NSS survey.
This story points out exactly what could happen
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