In another expansion into the brick-and-mortar realm, Amazon opened a new physical store in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood featuring its best sellers. What can small businesses learn from Amazon?Successful retail locations provide benefits and unique customer experiences that online cannot deliver. And, it seems, Amazon is trying to tap into some of the magic you can only get when shopping in person.
Historically, 40 percent of online fraud occurs in the last three months of the year, but experts predict that figure could be even higher this year. According to an estimate from Forrester Research, online holiday sales in the U.S. are expected to be at their highest ever, an estimated $95 billion.