実践ビジネス英語 2020/4/17L2 (3) Whither the Retail Business どうなる、小型ビジネス
Alvarez says retail outlets are now offering more than shopping. Ueda expresses alarm at the failure of so many brick-and-mortar outlets. And Lyons names some of the businesses that are appearing in shopping malls and their place. McMillan says even churches are using space in malls. And Lyons says many leading retailers are shifting away from large stores.
Ueda says, “A lot of shopping malls now look like ghost towns.”
The U.N. estimates that two-thirds of people worldwide will live in cities or urban areas by the year 2050.
whereby (副詞、関係副詞) それによって〜するところの
In accordance with which or by which. The companies announced a deal whereby X will acquire Z’s semiconductor division. Or, we have an agreement whereby he does the cooking and I do the cleaning.
retail outlet 小売店