If you want to see the future of storefront retailing, walk nine blocks along Broadway from 57th to 48th Street and count the stores.
The total number comes to precisely one — a tiny shop to buy drones.
That’s right: On a nine-block stretch of what’s arguably the world’s
most famous avenue, steps south of the bustling Time Warner Center and
the planned new Nordstrom department store, lies a shopping wasteland.. . . more