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Bath beers and blowdries: The next level of hybrid retail

The pandemic has accelerated a trend toward a hybrid retail model in which retailers must learn to adapt or get left behind, according to a property expert. “Retailers that have adapted with the changing times, especially after the global financial crisis, are now in the best position possible to make it through the pandemic,” said Motti Farag, retail specialist at property firm CBRE. A hybrid retail concept goes beyond the traditional retail experience of stores displaying products, assisti