Business

More stores in rural areas staying open due to immigrant owners

1:49 min
  • Many rural grocery stores slated for closure have been revived by new owners with an immigrant background. 
  • Abdi Buchari from Pakistan took over a store last year in Rörvik, Småland. He says it's been easy to get started but the hours are long.
  • Exactly how many stores are run by people with a foreign background is unclear, but their numbers have, increased according to Axfood, food retail group.