What perhaps began as the death of shopping malls in the past decade has accelerated to large format stores such as Walmart SuperCenters. This summer, Walmart made clear its focus on smaller store formats and e-commerce as a myriad of consumer and market forces converge to challenge the retailer’s traditional business model. Online shopping, smaller households, personalization, fresh foods, urban renewal and more have led to consumes drifting away from big box stores. This means we’ll see retailers work to find new ways to utilize their valuable store space.

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How can big box retailers serve as more than just a collection of shelves and signs? #MarsTalk