Five short years ago, brick-and-mortar stores were pumping away quite solidly. Sure, they were feeling some of the changes that ecommerce and a little mobile shopping brought on, but it was hardly the explosion that we are seeing today. Here we take a look at three trends retailers should be aware of, along with the key takeaways to help them keep their heads above water.
Online retail in the U.S. could grow to $370 billion by 2017, according to a report released March 13 by Forrester. The growth in online retail could outpace physical stores, as they continue to lose wallet share to web retailers, according to their report.
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