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Mini supermarkets take us back to the future

Australia’s suburban high streets are about to enjoy a resurgence, led by small national brand supermarkets that offer residents of city suburbs the chance to once again do all their shopping locally. There is no denying that large-scale shopping centres have had an impact on local shopping precincts, with consumers following their favourite shops away from high streets and into the large centres anchored by national chains. While those large centres offer a one-stop-shop for everything from s