Category Archives: Brick-and-Mortar Business

3 Simple Ways Brick and Mortar Storefronts Can Expand Their Online Footprint

Deborah Sweeney — April 24, 2020 Studies have shown that 90% of American businesses are family-owned or controlled. Mom-and-pop shops are vital to their communities and the economy. Amid COVID-19, small businesses are hard at work adapting and pivoting their services and offerings for customers. One key area brick and mortar storefronts have been focused … Continue reading 3 Simple Ways Brick and Mortar Storefronts Can Expand Their Online Footprint

E-commerce as an Alternative for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Michael Begg — April 16, 2020 The impact of coronavirus can be seen throughout the different areas of our economy: airlines are struggling, restaurants are closing, and even the stock market has suffered. However, most economic losses in the United States are due to store closures. About 72% of retailers are already closing stores and … Continue reading E-commerce as an Alternative for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Do Brick-and-Mortar Stores Still Drive Sales? With the Help of Email — Absolutely!

James Glover — January 10, 2020 It’s no secret that digital sales are devouring the traditional brick-and-mortar marketplace. In fact, 2019 marked the first year in history that online retail beat out in-store sales, claiming a total of 12 percent of all transactions worldwide. In light of facts like this, we shouldn’t be surprised to … Continue reading Do Brick-and-Mortar Stores Still Drive Sales? With the Help of Email — Absolutely!

10 Developing Technologies That Will Positively Impact Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Young Entrepreneur Council — September 9, 2019 Follow @YEC — September 9, 2019 Changes in technology during the last decade have impacted every aspect of business, and this pace of change is likely to continue. To find out how upcoming changes could impact local or regional stores, members of the Young Entrepreneur Council said the … Continue reading 10 Developing Technologies That Will Positively Impact Brick-and-Mortar Retail

7 Things from Brick-And-Mortar Stores You Should Use in Your Online Store

Jake Rheude — June 1, 2018 Follow @jakerheude— June 1, 2018 More and more people prefer shopping online rather than in stores in their towns, but that definitely doesn’t mean online shop owners can’t learn a thing or two from their brick-and-mortar companions. Here are just seven things that you can take from malls, shopping … Continue reading 7 Things from Brick-And-Mortar Stores You Should Use in Your Online Store

No longer brick-and-mortar vs. online retail: Customers view a ‘single lens’

Despite the ease of online shopping, consumers still crave the tactile experience of physical stores. Columnist Allan Haims explains how retailers can unify their channel strategies and take a best-of-both-worlds approach. Allan Haims on June 30, 2017   While people relish the convenience and vast inventory available via online shopping, today’s shoppers are still drawn … Continue reading No longer brick-and-mortar vs. online retail: Customers view a ‘single lens’

The other side of brick-and-mortar retail: Survival of the fittest

As the battle between online and in-store shopping ramps up, columnist Allan Haims explains what brick-and-mortar retailers can do to innovate and come out on top. Allan Haims on May 5, 2017   The stories about major brick-and-mortar retailers closing physical locations in favor of online-only models are piling on, garnering attention with hyperbolic doom-and-gloom … Continue reading The other side of brick-and-mortar retail: Survival of the fittest