08/13/2012 01:22 pm ET Updated Oct 13, 2012

When A City Wins An Olympic Bid, Do Small Businesses Lose?

While you would think a worldwide event like the Olympics would be a great boon to the local community and small businesses, that isn't always the case. London has been called a "ghost town" as a result of the current games, reports the Belfast Telegraph.

To get a better idea of how small businesses have been affected after the Games end and crowds disperse, we spoke to three business owners in areas surrounding former Olympic venues.

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