Adapting to Retail's Evolution

Adapting to Retail's Evolution

by Jeff Scott On the surface of it, 2017 has not been the most auspicious of years for brick and mortar retail so far. American retailers have been closing stores at pace as they confront the impact of e-commerce on the bottom line, and headlines paint a gloomy picture of future. Not everyone is downbeat. Starbucks’ CEO Kevin Johnson, for example, is bullish on expansion – even while he acknowledges...

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