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Retail's Not Dead, And Physical Stores Still Matter, Goldman Says


via CNBC

85% of retail sales are still made in physical stores, and that number isn’t expected to drop lower than 70% in five years time.



Forrester: U.S. Retail Sales Expand to $3.56T


via Retail Dive

2,861 store openings were publicly announced in May alone, and that number is expected to grow.



Retail, Wholesale, and Distribution Industry Outlook 2017


via Deloitte

For the retail industry, disruption is the new normal, and brands and retailers are in an uphill battle for market share.



NRF Forecasts Retail Sales Will Increase 3.7- 4.2 Percent Over 2016


via NRF 

With the economy currently on firm ground, marked by low debt and unemployment rates, retail industry is predicted to grow in 2017.