Will Brick-and-Mortar Weather the E-Commerce Storm?
Retail REITs in our coverage are undervalued and provide attractive dividend yields.
Kevin Brown: Traditional brick-and-mortar retail has come under pressure from the rapid growth of e-commerce as consumers shift an increasing number of their buying habits online. E-commerce has grown at double-digit year-over-year rates for nearly every quarter since 1999. When we focus on the categories of retail sales that people generally buy online, e-commerce's share is now over 20%.
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