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Will Supermarkets Replace Best Buy?

April 20, 2012
Market analyst firm Canalys said this week that it expects more big-box retailers like Best Buy to disappear like CompUSA and Circuit City. But who will replace them? Supermarkets.

Canalys predicted that the largest electronic retailers will continue fading away, as more and more consumers shop on price, and not the ability to touch and feel electronic items. Those retailers may eventually just evolve into physical showrooms for vendor products, possibly even moving out of retailing altogether, Canalys wrote.



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