Stepping over people who have no money as I am about to spent my money…well, let’s agree it is an awkward moment.
And property value must plunge when folks loiter and sleep by your store.
Clearly the idea of spikes is tempting. No icky public officials to sit with, no 10 year plan to watch fail, minimal financial commitment, and if it is humane enough for Birds it is humane enough for humans.
Except that it is not.
It screams "I love money more than I care about my fellow man". There is an audience for that, I’m sure bit it is a prickly situarion.