Retail Year In Review: Many Positives In Transition Period

From ongoing supply chain and port woes tying up production, distribution and fulfillment worldwide to an encouraging bounce on holiday sales, 2021 was an up-and-down affair in retail and ecommerce, but deep-pocket investors saw all kinds of potential as billions poured in and unicorns proliferated.

The supply chain issues dominated headlines all year, with everyday folk suddenly waking up to realize their online orders weren’t arriving by magic after all, then becoming conversant with the concept as the government waded in. Read more at Multichannel Merchant.