Originally Posted by copake_ham
Unfortunately, it sounds as if everywhere the small "mom and pop" shops are being killed off by big-box chain retailers.
While its true that prices are usually lower at the big boxes, they are in many ways so soulless and depressing to shop at.
Well, as sad as it is, people shop for price. The old cliche' "The bottom line is the bottom line."
Kind of ironic, a thread on another network quite a while back was griping about some of the legacy camera shops (Willoughby's, Spiratone, etc.) being run out of business by places like B&H and Adorama undercutting them.
But last night, walking home from work (ah, the joys of living in NYC)
Hmmmm ... I though you were upstate.
(Up river, at least.)