While many small, neighborhood stores are fighting to keep their doors open, e-commerce giants like Amazon are seeing staggering growth. In fact, 2020 was the most successful year-to-date for the company. The pandemic has forced millions to buy more items online or through curbside pick-up. So, how has this shift in shopping habits changed the retail game for good? Business journalist Lawrence Ingrassia joins Viewpoints this week to break down the evolving e-commerce landscape.
- Lawrence Ingrassia, former business editor, deputy managing editor, The New York Times, author, Billion Dollar Brand Club.
Links for more information:
- Time Magazine: Many Companies Won’t Survive the Pandemic. Amazon Will Emerge Stronger Than Ever.
- Forbes: 5 Big Numbers That Show Amazon’s Explosive Growth.
- CNBC: There has been ‘10 years of innovation in 10 months,’ retail body says.