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Buying direct from China – a threat to US retail

As if US retail wasn’t in trouble enough with the growing shift toward ecommerce, it’s also under threat from the advent of cheap international shipping, particularly the ePacket arrangement with China. Indeed this arrangement threatens US-based ecommerce companies themselves, not just US brick-and-mortar. Good article on the topic in today’s NYTimes: That article focuses on …