There are few things that are more sad than walking past empty shop premises in a shopping street.
But unfortunately, it is something one experiences more and more of in the medium-sized Danish towns and cities.
Among other things, in the north struggling cities to get filled premises in the city centre during these years.
It has got TV2 Nord to focus on butikslukninger in the medium-sized cities in their area.
One of the cities Aars, which, with its a little over 8,000 inhabitants is the largest city between the two significantly larger royal towns of Viborg and Aalborg.
It is not safe, you have visited Aars. But you have quite given read about the city.
It was famed for having an exceptionally ugly christmas tree in 2017.
It meant that the Year 2018 was named the country's best market town.
Nevertheless, a string of shops in the central of the city empty.
One of them, who have had to close down, is the proprietor of the now former Book & Idea on Søndergade, Claus Kirstein.
And he sees no good future for Years as a trading city.
"I do not believe that Aars exist as a commercial town about 15 years," he says to TV2 Nord, who have spoken out, that eight shops in the central of the city are empty.
It is a sad picture of a trend, which characterizes many medium-sized royal cities.
the Whole nine percent of butikslokalerne in the north is just now empty.
It is not seen the worse in 16 years, writes the media.
With Years of business association advocate, however, for moderation, even though one recognises that it could go better.Updated Date: 08 December 2019, 23:00