It's the moment brick-and-mortar retailers have been dreading.
As shoppers shift a greater
chunk of their spending toward the web, consumers for the first time
this holiday will allocate an equal amount of their budgets toward
online and physical stores.
While that shift should
help boost traditional retailers' digital revenues, it will nonetheless
help web-based companies extend their lead over physical stores and
shopping centers — gobbling up more of their market share in the
process.. . . more