September 22, 2020 | | Connex News, Industry News
The recent article featured in Connex Weekly, "The Rise of Dark Stores," reported, "More retailers are accommodating the shift of shopping from in-store to online by turning their physical locations into so-called "dark stores"-miniature warehouse-like spaces where online orders can be packed for pickup or delivery. Retail experts say this is just the start of a major trend." The article described two different methods:
- Dark Stores - only for Fulfillment
- Semidark or Hybrid Approach - shoppers submit most of their order online but shoppers can still choose their own produce or deli items
Have you converted part or all of a store for fulfillment? What challenges have you found in this process? Share your experience on the Connex Community!
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