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Back-to-school buying still a brick-and-mortar tradition

  • ICSC CEO Michael Kercheval says the back-to-school season is off to a strong season (video).
  • E-commerce hasn't taken control of the back-to-school spend due to social factors and tradition, according to an ICSC survey.
  • Brick-and-mortar stores still have 90% BTS market share. 73% of consumers say they "webroom" (research online, buy in stores).
  • Related stocks: SHLD, JCP, SPLS, ODP, WMT, COST.
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  • rube123
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    I imagine most of the shoppers say , "who is Sears"

     

    Lands End is gone
    20 Aug 2014, 11:12 PM Reply Like
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