Every once in a while I read something that makes me rethink my assumptions. This article in today’s Washington Post did just that. In particular, the quote that read,
The traditional grocers are going to continue to be three miles from people’s houses as opposed to the more regional locations like the malls,” he said. “It’s all driven by convenience.
That’s right! In New Jersey, there are malls three miles from EVERYONE’s house. But that’s not the case everywhere. It is a nice reminder that externalizing your experience to the rest of the population isn’t necessarily accurate.