Why Street Stores Still Matter in the Age of Online Shopping

Online shopping has increased in popularity with the advancement of technology, but a large number of shoppers prefer the traditional brick-and-mortar store because of the immediacy factor, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s Gene Spiegelman.

“Amazon has been challenged with how to get products to their consumers faster and at a better cost. That’s why they want to develop drones,” Mr. Spiegelman said at C&W’s mid-year Manhattan market overview breakfast on Tuesday. “The retail store is still the best point of distribution from the retailer to the consumer.”

Read entire article at Commercial Observer here.


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