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Galt hires company to tell city more about local consumers

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Barbara Payne

Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 8:01 am, Sat Apr 23, 2011.

Research companies are tracking you every time you swipe your grocery store card, buy a newspaper subscription or purchase a car.

The city of Galt is hoping to use this information to its advantage by hiring a company to compile data that will help identify national retailers that Galt should be courting.

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1 comment:

  • david brinks posted at 9:16 pm on Tue, Apr 26, 2011.

    David Brinks Posts: 10

    "City planner Sandra Kiriu said she was surprised to find out how much the company can uncover about residents' shopping habits."

    Then Mrs. Kiriu would really be suprised to know how much Big Brother (goverment) knows about each one of us.

    They already have micro chips they can put under the skin for tracking, I wonder how long till a law is passed forcing everyone to inplant them so they can track us under the gise of National Security.

     
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