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Restructuring - the time for traditional retail to reinvent and survive

It should take its cue from the airline industry, which survived a downturn in the 2000s

Amazon is a big and growing presence in retail, but there's a limit to its growth. Its purchase of Whole Foods can be seen as an admission of "last mile" limitations on its past business model.


IT'S been a bleak year for the brick-and-mortar retail industry. Stock prices and earnings have fallen. Store closures are being announced. The Amazon threat continues to grow, both via e-commerce efforts and now, with the acquisition of Whole Foods, as an established physical...

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