Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Wegman's

This reads like an Ayn Rand novel, complete with the thriving entrepreneur and the evil, coercive government bad guys. The end, though, provides a ray of hope in that if Wegmans isn't getting federal go-ahead to build where they are wanted, at least they are forcing every other store to raise their standards.

People frequently question how, in an unregulated economy, businesses will be stopped from forming monopolies or oligopolies. While this case study isn't an exact response, it does at least show that people are willing to go out of their way for a better product sold at a lower cost.

Lastly, when is Wegman's coming to the west coast?

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