Time to delivery is now the yardstick for e-commerce success, so” last mile” distribution space is of utmost importance to online retailers. With last-mile warehouse space in short supply and most of it in old, obsolete industrial buildings, it was only a matter of time before big-box stores began doubling as distribution space.
Online giant Amazon has already partnered with department store chain
Kohl’s to handle its returns. Kohl’s is now selling Amazon devices in
its stores and offers free returns for Amazon products at a number of
locations.. . . more