The past several years have been very difficult for traditional retailers with brick-and-mortar footprints. Changing consumer habits, driven in large part by the rise of online retail, have led to thousands of store closures in the US and UK.
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There was a lot of talk at this week’s RetailExpo event about an industry ‘under pressure’.
Retailers trying to fend off Amazon could soon face a big new challenge from the online retail behemoth: free one-day delivery for all Prime members.
As an increasing number of staples of the UK’s high streets and shopping centres close branches, lay off employees and outright disappear, many have pondered how brick-and-mortar retailers can revive their fortunes in the age of ecommerce.