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Britain's Amazon Obsession Pushes Retailers To Breaking Point

Published on Feb 9 2018 12:28 PM in Technology tagged: Trending Posts / UK / Amazon / Online / Paywall

Britain's Amazon Obsession Pushes Retailers To Breaking Point

The U.K. is leading the way into an online-shopping future, and that has the country’s traditional brick-and-mortar retailers fighting for their lives.

With 18 percent of retail sales taking place online in Britain, the stakes are even higher than in the U.S., where the comparable figure is 12 percent -- and where department-store owner Bon-Ton Stores Inc. has just become the latest victim of Amazon.com Inc.

Here are four charts that tell the story of the U.K.’s retail crisis.

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