Because the new store, should it be built, would bring a rare flash of green to the town.
Wander down the streets, home to the town's 15,000 residents, and only one front door is green.
The reason is simple, if slightly strange, and stems from sectarianism and football rivalry.
In Larkhall, green is immediately associated with Catholicism, Irish republicanism and the football team Glasgow Celtic.
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And in Larkhall, the vast majority of people proclaim themselves to be Protestant, unionist, and supporters of another Glasgow football team, Rangers.
Well aware of the strength of feeling, many shops have relented accordingly.
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