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Old Posted Jan 26, 2010, 11:43 PM
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There is stuff you can get online that you just CAN'T get in Winnipeg. Period. Burbs or not.

FWIT, I'd wager at least 90% of my retail and entertainment and clothing dollars get spent downtown. Maybe 95%.

A couple orders to stores in the UK or New York doesn't make much of a dent.

Originally Posted by Winnipegger View Post
I would have to agree with Grumpy old man, regarding the fact that "getting whatever you want online" destroys the entire argument about supporting "local" businesses. If you are really trying to help those local business' downtown, you would purchase solely from them.
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