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Opinion: Why exclusivity is the future of retail

Once upon a time, starting a retail business began with securing a physical retail space. You had to find a location with the right amount of passing foot traffic, design your window displays to lure customers in, and use the mix of products and customer service to ensure people would keep coming back. But in a post-pandemic world, retail begins online.  Opening an e-commerce store has become so democratised, that literally anyone can do it in a matter of minutes. No need for experience, in