The day that retail changed forever

Something weird happened on an otherwise ordinary Wednesday in July in New York City. A switch flicked. A baton was passed. A change happened. On July 15, 2015, a bricks and mortar retail icon closed its doors, while at the same time an e-commerce powerhouse had one of its biggest days ever. To me, this marked a significant moment in the shift in power from offline to online. Let me explain. July 15 was the final day of trading for the FAO Schwartz toy emporium on Fifth

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