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Brick & Mortar Stores Can Prosper in this Environment. Here's How:

To some, this might be a restatement of what you already know. To others, I hope it's informative without being hyperbolic. Here are some observations about where we are, and what should be done - and where I think retail is heading. After all, I do this 7-days-a-week, 355+ days a year... and very successfully.

Grocery Among Fastest-Growing Retail Segments: Report

According to a new report from global research and advisory firm IHL Group, U.S. retailers are opening 4,080 more stores in 2017 than they’re closing and plan to open an additional 5,500 next year. The report, “Debunking the Retail Apocalypse,” identified grocery retailers as among the three fastest-growing core retail segments, with 674 stores expected to open.

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Majority of shoppers still shunning digitial despite interest in alternatives

17% of shoppers expect to utilize e-commerce more by 2022

Ecommerce Supermarket Scorecard: Online Grocery Growth Accelerated

Online grocery purchases average 3.4 percent of total store sales for supermarkets offering the service, but the number jumps to 5.2 percent of total sales for those retailers who have had the service for at least 4 years, according to the new Brick Meets Click Grocery Ecommerce Supermarket Scorecard Report. These results show that e-commerce is becoming an important contributor to supermarket sales.
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