Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday December 31, 2012

Online Shopping Causing Retail Real Estate Decline?

While online shopping is no doubt a contributing factor here, I think the overall crap state of the economy is the biggest reason for the death of brick & mortar shops.

As we do more and more of our shopping while sitting on our couches in our pajamas with an Ultrabook, we’re destroying a glorious American institution: the mall. Realspace retailers large and small alike have gone bankrupt and shut down or scaled back: a process that the recession only sped up.