For years supermarket giants have taken business away from our traditional corner-stops and local high streets. But it seems shopkeepers are now fighting back.
They are turning to old-fashioned values to win back customers. A new report shows many are looking to introduce a personal home delivery service within their communities.
A business owner in Lincoln who's had his shop window broken for the second time in a month is demanding the police take more action, and has also boarded his windows up.
Jim Tweedle claims his shop on Monks Road is regularly a target for anti social behaviour because it's next door to a homeless shelter. But the charity which operates the shelter is adamant those living there aren't responsible. Kate Hemmingway reports.