The retail market is too liquid and that kills a lot of the competitive aspects of the game.
By making the retail market smaller, and the consumers more price conscious, you will create more competition in the game. This would also make the game play decisions more valuable.
Right now it doens’t matter:
- Where my business is located
- How many businesses are in my region
- What price and quality my comeptitors are selling at
- What price and quality I am selling at
- Whether my competitors are buying their inventory at a lower price then I am