The latest out-of-town superstore has opened in the south east today. John Lewis says its store in Ashford is good for local jobs and the town's economy. But is another out of town store too much for our declining town centres?
Andrea Thomas has been finding out. She spoke to new employee Tiffany Chittenden, Director of Selling, Maggie Porteous and Ashford Councillor Graham Galpin.
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