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"But the struggle doesn't end with finding available warehouse space. Companies are in need of space that can handle the needs of a large-scale e-commerce model. However, only 11% of warehouse space was built in the last decade, and the remaining space might not be up to snuff for modern day demands."
The longer a store allows you to return something after purchasing, the less likely you are to ever actually return it.
Read more: NYmag.com
Author bio – Melissa Dahl (photo, left) writes for NYMag.com.
As competitors like Costco, Aldi, Trader Joe's, and Family Dollar crowd the space, the idea of visiting a Walmart is less compelling to price-conscious consumers.
Author bio – Ashley Lutz (photo, left) is "Business Insider's retail editor. She previously covered specialty apparel and consumer companies for Bloomberg News. You can find her on Twitter at @AshleyLutz."
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Retailers all over are scrambling to adapt and survive. We've seen the decline of big box and the meteoric rise of e-commerce shake the industry to its core.
"But that's not all that has altered the retail landscape."