What the H*&% is the “retail apocalypse?”

What the H*&% is the “retail apocalypse?”

We’re sick of reading inflammatory headlines such as, “10 major retailers that could go bankrupt in 2017” or “More retailers are in danger of bankruptcy now than during the Great Recession.”

Honestly!? What the H*&% is the “retail apocalypse?”

It seems like anytime the word ‘bankrupt’ is even mentioned – whether out of context or not – the media start to circle like vultures. Google search “Sears.”

We, at Raange, like to do things a little differently.

Here are some positive headlines of companies who must have missed the ‘retail is dead’ memo.

Saje Natural Wellness Continues Rapid Growth as it Marks Milestones (Retail Insider)

Specialty beauty retailer thriving in brick-and-mortar (Chain Store Age)

Jean-Paul Fortin Launches National Expansion (Retail Insider)

Online plus-size retailer has ambitious plans for brick-and-mortar (Chain Store Age)

Freshii aims to add 150 to 160 restaurants this year (Globe and Mail)

It’s not often enough we hear about these success stories, or positive trends in retail.

We think a little balance and perspective is needed.

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