For brick and mortar retailers looking to expand, online is the way to go – Retail Dive

Adobe Stock/Julia Amaral In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, consumer support for local businesses was higher than ever. A 2021 Harris Poll Consumer Shopping Study showed that 71% of Americans would prefer to buy from an independent retailer over a national chain, as long as they were equally convenient and reliable. Since then, the […]

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Shop small & local, with a touch of online gifting – The Oxford Eagle – Oxford Eagle

Published 9:00 am Thursday, December 8, 2022 By Staff Report By Kara Kimbrough Full disclosure: I enjoy shopping at actual brick and mortar stores. Retail therapy is important to me, especially at Christmas. And, I feel good knowing I’m supporting businesses that in turn, support Mississippi families in particular and our state in general.  As […]

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Retail enters its new normal, blending e-commerce and brick and mortar – Business Insider

Retailers who pivoted to digital during the pandemic had to make another quick shift in 2022, as shoppers flocked back to stores in droves. But unlike pre-pandemic times, consumers are now looking at brick-and-mortar as an extension of retailers’ online offerings, rather than a siloed part of the business.  Nearly every major retailer is rushing […]

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