Have you recently noticed how many retail spaces appear to be empty in what were once considered thriving retail strips and precincts? or how many stores seem to be constantly on sale?
So if a state of despair seems to currently cast a pall over the australian retail industry, why is it that so many overseas stores and chains keep beating a path to our country of only 24.6 million people? and what will happen when the amazon tsunami finally hits?
What can these foreign invaders see so clearly that the locals can’t? is it just a case of sales, sales, sales versus whales, whales, whales?
Well, let’s find out with on-line retail expert jonathan reeve…