“Why E-Commerce Needs Brick-and-Mortar Retail” by Lukas Martinelli via Total Retail

“Why E-Commerce Needs Brick-and-Mortar Retail” by Lukas Martinelli via Total Retail

As e-commerce has exploded in popularity, the question of how brick-and-mortar retailers would fare in the future has been widely debated. The notion of a “retail apocalypse” reached a crescendo during the pandemic as year-over-year e-commerce grew two to five...
“The future of Class C malls: Renovation, services help revive vacant plazas” by Melissa Daniels via Modern Retail

“The future of Class C malls: Renovation, services help revive vacant plazas” by Melissa Daniels via Modern Retail

Ivy Liu This story is part of The Great Mall Overhaul, a joint Modern Retail and Glossy editorial series looking into all the ways the businesses underpinning malls have been upended. For years, a 25,000-square foot space that once housed a Big Deal Outlet...