Brick-and-mortar retailers have lots of catching up to do on the digital frontier, and it goes beyond the basic need to claim market share.
According to a study on “The State of Retail in a Digital World,” conducted by WWD in partnership with the executive search firm of Berglass + Associates, brick-and-mortar retailers find themselves at a disadvantage competing with pure-play online retailers on an increasingly multichannel landscape. It’s largely one they’ve brought on themselves.
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