Category Archives: Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Department stores post mixed results in Q2

Department stores post mixed results in Q2 – Business Insider http://www.businessinsider.com/department-stores-post-mixed-results-in-q2-2017-8?utm_source=feedburner&amp%3Butm_medium=referral&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+businessinsider+%28Business+Insider%29&utm_content=FeedBurner+user+view Re-posted from Business Insider. Geoff Geoff Comments: With Department Stores struggling to survive, their results were mixed in Q2… Given another decade, they are not likely to survive…

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The death of retail may be one of the best things to happen to the fitness industry

The death of retail may be one of the best things to happen to the fitness industry – MarketWatch http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-death-of-retail-may-be-one-of-the-best-things-to-happen-to-the-fitness-industry-2017-08-09?siteid=rss&rss=1 Re-posted from Market Watch. Geoff Geoff Comments: The death of bricks & mortar retail has been a boon to the … Continue reading

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Brick & Mortar Retail Meltdown Fueled by Asset Stripping. Details Emerge in Bankruptcy Courts

Brick & Mortar Retail Meltdown Fueled by Asset Stripping. Details Emerge in Bankruptcy Courts | Wolf Street http://wolfstreet.com/2017/07/31/asset-stripping-pe-firms-fuels-brick-mortar-retail-meltdown/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: Lenders with collateral are being fleeced in Bankruptcy court, where is the justice?

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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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Will Plunging Store Rents Slow the Retail Doom-and-Gloom?

Will Plunging Store Rents Slow the Retail Doom-and-Gloom? | Wolf Street http://wolfstreet.com/2017/07/23/plunging-retail-store-rents-commercial-property-bubble/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: The short answer is,”NO”…

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Brick-and-Mortar Meltdown in June: Who Got Crushed?

Brick-and-Mortar Meltdown in June: Who Got Crushed? | Wolf Street http://wolfstreet.com/2017/07/05/brick-and-mortar-retail-bankruptcies-in-june-who-got-crushed/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: And furthermore there will be many more casualties as a large portion of brick & mortar enterprises lose the dramatic battle for … Continue reading

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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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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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