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All Sides with Ann Fisher

Future Of Retail

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Big department stores such as Macy's and Sears were once retail empires. 

Now mass closures and layoffs have some business analysts predicting the end of physical retail stores. Other experts disagree, saying that those in retail can stay viable by shedding the dead weight of low-profit stores and focusing on innovation. 

Today on All Sides, the future of retail and where Columbus stands. 

Guests: 

Lee Peterson, Executive Vice President of Creative Services, WD partners
Doug Buchanan, Editor in Chief, Columbus Business First