If you were to believe all that you hear on the news in recent times you might think that virtually all retail outlets are experiencing heavy losses in sales. Of course this is true to a measurable extent in traditional community based retail outlets, however, for online retailers the facts have played out differently.
The Winners and the Losers in the Retail Horse Race
What many people do not realize is that many Internet retail websites have in fact been experiencing steady growth in sales, even as the recession becomes more entrenched. In fact, these years dismal Christmas sales figures that most traditional community based retail outlets reported were counterbalanced by far more positive figures for online sales.
Market Analysts are Kept Busy
So what are the reasons for this new and growing trend and what does the future hold for your local neighborhood retailers and web based retailers alike? … Read More