Radio Atlantic: Bricks, Clicks, and the Future of Shopping

Gillian White joins us to discuss dramatic changes underway in retail and what the industry's troubles mean for the country.

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The 'retail apocalypse' is upon us, they say. In the United States, 2017 saw emptied malls, shuttered department stores, and once-iconic brands falling into bankruptcy. Yet retail spending continues to grow, in strange new directions that could have significant effects. What will shopping look like in the future? How will these changes reverberate throughout the country? Atlantic editor Gillian White joins our hosts to discuss.

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