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It matters where you buy/get your food/clothes/repairs etc.

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Yesterday (monday) we were feeling really down, we had sold 55DKK worth of vegetables (to give perspective union wage minimum is 110/h and a loaf of bread is 20) and someone had stolen 30DKK and actually stolen the money rather than veg as the float had vanished. Now we don't get a lot of theft and 30dkk is a tiny amount but it just really puts a downer on everything when you lose half a days income. But today I saw a red land rover approach that I know has shopped before, and when I went after to check they had bought 125 worth of goods. so today just on that one customer I am happy, (there have been other customers as well) To them it probably makes very little difference, their accents give away they are at their holiday home here not local. but to those of us selling stuff every little purchase counts, not just us but the people selling beef up the road, the guy who does small repairs, even the black market slaughterhouse that is our neighbour! To all of us that little purchase means a huge amount, we need around 4 people to stop and buy an hours wages worth of goods each day, that's it. So if you ever think that your little bit of money even if it's only a single item you buy won't make a difference believe me it will.
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