Opinion: Retail isn’t dead – it’s returning to its roots

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What is retail? I don’t want to sound too philosophical but in recent years, when more often than not the word has come attached to ‘dead’, ‘apocalypse’ or something equally demoralising or ominous, an examination of what retail really represents might be necessary.

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