Tag: Retail

The Changing Retail Landscape

The online retail world is barely a decade old but has changed drastically in that short time – on the other hand, the High Street, which has evolved slowly over hundreds of years has barely changed, but, has in fact drastically over that same decade ….what is happening? In my brief lifetime, the face of the High Street has changed drastically; the High Street was where all retail took place, long before out-of-town retail parks and the ubiquitous hypermarket cities sprung up. Each shop “specialised” in its own fare; the baker, the butcher, the hardware store, the post office, the bank and the sweet shop, and the family shopping was conducted in a very traditional way, as it had long… Read more »