The Retail Ice Age vs. Independent Grocer Renaissance
Updated: Apr 27
Between the accelerating Retail Ice Age, Amazon's emerging failures and the new Food Retail Renaissance, what will retail look like on the other end of the pandemic? Richard French of RNN and Burt Flickinger discussed the daisy chain of impacts on customer counts, retail employees and over-storing. Which retailers will come back first? Also, the surprising failures of Amazon and big e-commerce relative to deliveries, price gouging, anti-competitive practices and the equally amazing rise of analog independent grocers now going digital in their local neighborhoods.