Bigger is not always better, and retailers across the board are beginning to realize that. In the latest edition of Retail Rap, I discuss the downsizing trend and how it is catching on with specialty shops as well as big-box stores.
In past columns, I’ve spent time discussing how supermarkets and big-box retailers are successfully rolling out smaller stores. What hasn’t been talked about much is how that trend is starting to spread across the industry, in particular, with specialty retailers. It’s not just the big boys getting smaller any more, it’s almost everyone.
Check out the full article from my recurring column, Retail Rap, at Chain Store Age.