Turning the tables

In 2011, I wrote an article titled, ‘Multi-channel may not win online war’. This drew a sharp response, with more than 50 comments from around the world. According to Barbara Thau from Forbes, “massive store closings will reshape retail landscape as online newbies take over locations”. The closures are indeed significant in anyone’s language. Radio Shack, 1784 closures; Wet Seal, 338; Body Central, 265; Deb Shops, 287; Office Depot/Office Max, 135; Delia’s, 92; Aéropostale, 50 to 75

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