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Challenges of the Future: The Rebirth of Small Independent Retail in America
By any measure, retailers are overwhelming small businesses. More than 95 percent of all retailers have only one store. Almost 90 percent have sales less than

top 5 retail companies in us  is to keep on top of what people are thinking and understanding why individual buying patterns change. Is it a response to bad economic news? Is it a response to what's going on in their personal lives? We serve high-end customers and I think they are more affected by emotion and perception. That's why I spend so much time with them. The reality of the world around us changes rapidly but people don't change as fast. Things around us are changing faster and our industry is changing dramatically with

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