Retail Apocalypse Predicted to Continue

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Howland reports, “[UBS] analysts’ best case estimate is for 75,000 stores to collectively shutter by 2026, if e-commerce penetration rises from today’s 16% to 25%.” UBS store closure estimates for various sectors are: Apparel (21,000 closures), consumer electronics (10,000), and home furnishings (8,000). 2] Daphne Howland, “ 75K stores could shutter by 2026 ,” Retail Dive , 9 April 2019. [3]

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Top 13 Asian eCommerce Marketplaces


billion in 2017 to $200 billion by 2026. Snapdeal’s USP is to offer the best deals on various branded products – be it fashion, apparel, or electronics. An exploding population has its benefits too as China has proven repeatedly over the years.

Amazon vs. Flipkart: The Race to Dominate Indian E-Commerce


the Indian e-commerce market is estimated to reach $200 billion by 2026. And for Flipkart, the deal could further establish domestic dominance by helping the company expand its product base beyond apparel and electronics.

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