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An estimated 80,000 US retail stores to close by 2026

A prognosis on the state of US retail shows 80,000 stores may close by 2026. The impact of the pandemic has shooed global consumers to shop online, with investment analysts at UBS estimating 27 percent of all goods purchased at retail will be made online by the end of 2026. That’s up 18 percent of total retail today. The store closures equate to...

7 Apr 2021