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Thursday, June 23, 2016

The Future Of Retail & eRetailers And Drones

Big-Box Retailers Have Two Options If They Want to Survive

Denise Lee Yohn | June 22, 2016

Big box retail stores are losing relevance, while e-commerce and specialty stores grow in appeal. People no longer want — or need — to shop as anonymous customers in large stores with shelves stocked high in aisle after aisle. As a result, big box retail must shift its strategy — from competing on access and selection to staging big experiences and providing big discounts.


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