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Olympics Bad For Business

Shopkeepers are blaming the Olympics for a drop in business as people stay at home and watch the games

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Drop in sales for retailers in East Midlands

Shopkeepers in the East Midlands are reporting a drop in sales as people stay at home to watch the Olympics.

It comes despite many predictions that the Games would create a "feelgood" spending spree.

Some traders say the streets have been virtually empty when the top British athletes have been in action.

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