SGC EP25 – Traditional Retail is Dead! / SURFING / Iconic Stores are Closing: Nordstroms, Staples, Sears, K-Mart, but E-Commerce is Thriving: Amazon, Etsy, Alibaba / CNN Money – Jackie Wattles


Kurttis Shipcott, Kurtis USA, LLC

Why is traditional brick and mortar retail failing?  The worst year on record for retail store closures in the USA was 2008, but early into 2017 we have surpassed that.  Did consumers stop buying?  Consumer buying habits have changed and physical stores have been eclipsed by e-commerce.

In this minisode of the Surf Goggles Chronicles

  1. Nordstroms, Sears, Staples and K-mart –
  2. 2008 was the worst year on Record until 2017 –
  3. What’s your downtown look like? Any changes in the last 5 years? –
  4. Amazon, Etsy, Alibaba,
  5. E-Commerce is open 24/7/365 –
  6. Reminders: Social Media, Newsletters, 1 Click Away –
  7. Riches in the Niches –
  8. Grow your tribe –

Opportunities galore for the e-commerce entrepreneur.  We hope you enjoyed this episode of SGC.  Word of Mouth means everything to us and so if you love this show please talk it up with all your buddies.  If you have questions you want answered on the show check out

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