The real history of Sears Predicts Nearly Everything Amazon Is Performing

The real history of Sears Predicts Nearly Everything Amazon Is Performing

One hundred years back, a retail giant that shipped scores of items by mail relocated swiftly to the brick-and-mortar company, changing it forever. Is the fact that occurring once more?

A pneumatic-tube section within the Sears, Roebuck & business mail-order plant in Chicago, as depicted in a circa-1918 retouched photograph Library of Congress

Amazon comes to conquer brick-and-mortar retail, never to bury it. The company has opened 11 physical bookstores in the last two years. (more…)