The Retail Apocalypse: 5 Dangerous Competitive Trends Explained

While the U.S. economic outlook is looking healthy based on recent stock market gains, peering into the retail sector reveals fundamental cracks in its landscape that indicate a state of decline. This retail apocalypse has malls and stores disappearing at a disturbing rate. There have been over 7,000 closings so far in 2019, a figure which already surpasses the whole of 2018. And the number is still rising.