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Our Success guide to retail explores how community businesses earn money through selling things that local people want or need – typically goods made by and for that local community. This is the fourth in our series of guides providing facts, figures and guidance to help you plan for a more sustainable future.

As a community business, there are many things you can sell. But what kind of retailing will suit your business and the community it serves? This guide will help you decide.

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