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9 Retail Trends to Watch in 2021

It's an open question whether downtown shopping corridors will recover, considering that working from home could remain an option for many workers even after the pandemic subsides. What's more certain is that yet more malls are destined to falter, even some at the high end … The troubles have ushered in an unprecedented level of cooperation between landlords and their retail tenants, which could provide retailers with flexibility to serve customers in their ideal locations, wherever those may be.

B2B website Retail Dive, commenting recently in its report, “9 Retail Trends to Watch in 2021.”