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How to survive retail Armageddon

There’s no need to recap the state of the current retail landscape. We’re all acutely aware of the situation we’re in, and here in Australia, we are not alone. According to eMarketer, worldwide retail sales are expected to hit US$23.35 trillion in 2020, down 5.7 per cent from 2019, and nearly 12 per cent below pre-pandemic estimates of US$26.45 trillion. From what we’ve seen recently in Victoria, and more specifically Melbourne, we can expect false starts to the ever promised ‘re-openi