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Monday, Dec 19
2011, 4:41 PM
2012 will be the year bricks-and-mortar retailers start to have their profitability threatened...
2012 will be the year bricks-and-mortar retailers start to have their profitability threatened by e-commerce's growth, claims big-shot VC Marc Andreessen in an interview. The threat comes not just from Amazon (AMZN), in his view, but from a slew of upstarts trying to provide personalized experiences for consumers. Of course, Andreessen is far from an impartial observer on the subject.