Category Archives: Retail

Amazon isn’t the No. 1 villain in retail sector’s demise

Amazon isn’t the No. 1 villain in retail sector’s demise | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-08-05/amazon-isn%E2%80%99t-no-1-villain-retail-sector%E2%80%99s-demise Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: As revealed in this article, the Retail Sectors demise has more to do with two elements, other than Amazon, … Continue reading

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The Amazon Effect: Retail Bankruptcies Surge 110% In First Half Of The Year

The Amazon Effect: Retail Bankruptcies Surge 110% In First Half Of The Year | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-07-30/amazon-effect-retail-bankruptcies-surge-110-first-half-year Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Traditional bricks & mortar retailers have been given a boost out the door by a pervasive … Continue reading

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Thanks to Amazon, the most hated stocks on Wall Street right now are retail

Thanks to Amazon, the most hated stocks on Wall Street right now are retail https://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/28/thanks-to-amazon-the-most-hated-stocks-on-wall-street-right-now-are-retail.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: The Bricks & Mortar Retailers were already on a death watch, Amazon just gave them a push…

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Retail Displacement Remakes Job Force, Looms as Political Issue

Retail Displacement Remakes Job Force, Looms as Political Issue http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/first-read/retail-displacement-remakes-job-force-looms-political-issue-n776411?cid=public-rss_20170626 Re-posted from NBC News. Geoff Geoff Comments: The domino effect of the collapse in Bricks & Mortar retailers, has skewed the work force of retail workers. The lack of jobs … Continue reading

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Investigating Amazon’s Impact on Retail Sales Growth

Investigating Amazon’s Impact on Retail Sales Growth | MishTalk https://mishtalk.com/2017/06/17/investigating-amazons-impact-on-retail-sales-growth/ Re-posted from MishTalk. Geoff Geoff Comments: Yes, Amazon almost single handed in its effective suppression of retail growth in bricks & mortar retailers…

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To Be The Worst Retail Apocalypse In U.S. History – More Than 300 Retailers Have Already Filed For Bankruptcy

To Be The Worst Retail Apocalypse In U.S. History – More Than 300 Retailers Have Already Filed For Bankruptcy http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/2017-is-going-to-be-the-worst-retail-apocalypse-in-u-s-history-more-than-300-retailers-have-already-filed-for-bankruptcy Re-posted from The Economic Collapse Blog. Geoff Geoff Comment: We have been warning about the impending collapse of bricks & … Continue reading

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Saks parent Hudson’s Bay to lay off about 2,000 workers

Saks parent Hudson’s Bay to lay off about 2,000 workers – MarketWatch http://www.marketwatch.com/story/saks-parent-hudsons-bay-to-lay-off-about-2000-workers-2017-06-08?siteid=rss&rss=1 Re-posted from Market Watch. Geoff Geoff Comments: Yes, it is clear that bricks & mortar retailers have experienced a dramatic loss of sales and are hemorrhaging customers. … Continue reading

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Retail Wreck? Over 1,000 Stores Close in a Single Week

Retail Wreck? Over 1,000 Stores Close in a Single Week – NBC News http://www.nbcnews.com/business/consumer/retail-wreck-over-1-000-stores-close-single-week-n767556 Re-posted from NBC News. Geoff Geoff Comments: Malls and bricks & mortar retailers face a relentless combination of increased competition from Amazon, increased cost of overhead, … Continue reading

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Retailers have eliminated 55,910 jobs so far this year — here’s the full list

Retailers have eliminated 55,910 jobs so far this year — here’s the full list http://www.businessinsider.com/these-are-the-retailers-that-have-cut-the-most-jobs-this-year-2017-6?utm_source=feedburner&amp%3Butm_medium=referral&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+businessinsider+%28Business+Insider%29 Re-posted from Business Insider. Geoff

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“The Retail Bubble Has Now Burst”: A Record 8,640 Stores Are Closing In 2017

“The Retail Bubble Has Now Burst”: A Record 8,640 Stores Are Closing In 2017 | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-04-22/retail-bubble-has-now-burst-record-8640-stores-are-closing-2017 Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff

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