Business: Chain Stores Attacked

The crisis chain store operators have feared, developed last week. The Senate passed a resolution calling upon the Federal Trade Commission to study how useful chain systems are, how bad, how they work.

Antagonism to the "chain" has already shown itself in four states. North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia legislatures ordered special taxes on chain stores. In Maryland, a law was passed forbidding anyone to own more than five stores in the county of Cumberland. Although North Carolina and Maryland courts have declared their laws unconstitutional, although South Carolina has made no attempt...

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