No, Online Sales Aren’t Beating Brick-And-Mortar Retail

Posted on BisNow.com | April 10, 2019 View Original Article Here     There are three types of lies: lies, damn lies and, apparently, retail statistics. A recent U.S. Department of Commerce retail report showed non-store sales eclipsed general merchandise sales by a narrow margin in February, a first in the history … [Read more...]

Amazon Isn’t to Blame for Retail Sector’s Troubles. The Shrinking Middle Class Is.

Posted on NREIOnline.com | Sept 6, 2018 Written by Yaromir Steiner View Original Article Here   Despite an economy that has enjoyed almost uninterrupted positive growth since the deep recession of the late 2000s, those who work in and around retail will be quick to tell you that it isn’t all milk and honey for the … [Read more...]

Brick and Mortar Retail Isn’t Dead | Retailers Filling Toys ‘R’ Us Vacancies

Posted on Forbes.com | July 8, 2018 Written by Andria Chang View Original Article Here     Toys “R” Us, which closed the last batch of its U.S. stores just over a week ago, has left behind not only nostalgia but also hundreds of empty stores across the country. Still, if you thought this paints a gloomy picture of … [Read more...]

The demise of brick-and-mortar retail has been greatly exaggerated

Posted on RetailCustomerExperience.com | July 11, 2017 Written by Ifti Ifhar, CEO, ComQi View Original Article   There's been no end of stories lately about retail store closures, layoffs and bankruptcies, but the real story isn't about physical retail dying. It's about evolution — and that outlook is very … [Read more...]