Outside-the-Mall Retailers Defy Industry Gloom in the Amazon Era
The U.S. retail sector is looking just fine for 2019 -- as long as it’s not inside a shopping mall
Mall vs big-box is the wrong differentiator, to me (though easier to measure). Amazon has raised the bar: why go out to a store if you can just click to buy? Those who answer that question compellingly win.
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