Due to the development and rapid expansion of supermarkets in some countries, many small, local businesses are unable to compete. Some people think that the closure of local business will bring about the death of local communities. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

The sprawling growth of supermarkets in various countries has adversely affected small local businesses as they struggle to face the fierce competition. While it is a prevalent perception that the cessation of local business will result in


the demise

of local communities, I do not support


idea due to the following reasons.
It is a widespread notion that the proliferation of supermarkets will wipe out the local communities.


, the reality is that supermarkets can actually help revitalize the local community.

For instance

the town where I live always wore a deserted look.


all changed after the inauguration of well-known supermarket chain in my locality. The entire area transformed into a bustling town.


, supermarkets


serve local communities by offering them a range of products at competitive price. Since supermarkets are bulk

buyers which

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buyers, which

mean that they enjoy economy of scale and are in the position to offer unlimited and diverse products at a cheaper price to their customers.

For instance

, a member of the local community can find an imported product in a supermarket which might not be available



a local shop.


not only gives more choice and freedom to the

consumer but

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consumer, but


raise their standard of living manifold.



super markets

a large self-service grocery store selling groceries and dairy products and household goods

play an active role in the community by creating jobs.

For instance

, a local shop might be managed and operated by a sole proprietor whereas,

super market

a large self-service grocery store selling groceries and dairy products and household goods

chains are mostly corporate entities which employs several hundred even several thousand people.


, on the basis of aforementioned reasons, it would be justified to say that the positive correlation of


the closure

of local businesses with the death of local communities is merely a myth. I strongly believe that local communities will thrive as supermarkets will flourish.

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