Equalization of Chain Store Competition

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Independent Retailers Vs. Chain Stores

Their business menaced by the rapid growth of the J. chain-store method of distribution during the post-war years, small business men and independent retailers banded together about a decade ago to improve their competitive position through legislation directed against the chains. The initial campaign of the independents was designed to curb the expansion of chain systems by subjecting them to special taxation in the states. The first chain-store tax laws were adopted in 1927; such laws are now on the statute ...

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