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With news of large department store brand, Neiman Marcus, filing for bankruptcy, our expert retail analysts from across the globe discuss how department stores have been affected by online shopping and how COVID-19 has exasperated stores’ troubles. Do you remember the last time you went into a department store? Would you schedule a virtual clothing consultation over Zoom? Listen now to hear what our experts think the future holds for department stores worldwide.


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Samantha Dover (host)
Senior Beauty and Personal Care Analyst, Mintel Reports UK


Alexis DeSalva
Senior Research Analyst, Retail and ecommerce, Mintel Reports US


Matthew Crabbe
Director of Mintel Trends, APAC


Chana Baram
Senior Retail Analyst, Mintel Reports UK