Country vs city

Having moved from the city to the country four months ago, I have been trying to identify the differences, if any, in retail behaviour by both consumers and sales folk. One notable difference is that people tend to buy in bulk. If you live half an hour from the nearest town, and if you run out of toilet paper or beer it can have disastrous consequences. Retailers do not seem to be taking advantage of this by offering volume discounts. Another significant difference is service. This has confused

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