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After the recent riots which saw multiple large stores looted, some retailers are having second thoughts about remaining in certain cities.
In Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot has been talking to these retailers and asking them not to leave the city.
Not only do these companies make it possible for residents to get the things they need, they pay tons of taxes which the city relies on.
originally posted by: hounddoghowlie
a reply to: DAVID64
To those companies : Come to Small Town America. We'll not only welcome you with open arms, we don't get stupid and burn all your sh**.
all but walmart, stay your azz away.
originally posted by: putnam6
Maybe when all is said and done that's the major change the protests and COVID lockdowns have brought upon themselves, businesses leaving cities in droves. The loss of tax revenues and jobs will further cripple cities, throw in a percentage that can now be able to work from home, more and more will not move to the burbs but even farther out in rural areas to get away fro the blight. I know that's exactly what I'm working on doing myself, setting it up to only have to go to the city a few days out of the year if that.