Politics & Government

February 22, 2012 12:21 PM

Companies find bigger returns in smaller stores

Bigger is not always better. Just ask the biggest retailers in the country — and their customers. The recession and the growth of online shopping have conspired to cut chains down to size. One strategy they’ve employed has been to close underperforming stores. But Best Buy and an increasing number of companies are trying another strategy, too — going smaller

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