There’s no denying the secular shift in the world of retail.
E-commerce and omnichannel retailing is THE game these days. And for retailers not playing it well, store closures and bankruptcy seem to be the only options. With retail becoming even more cutthroat, it’s becoming more difficult to pick the winners.
But you don’t have to get right.
The rise in e-commerce and the trend toward more omnichannel options for shoppers is unanimously benefiting one group. And that’s the owners of warehouse, flex- and other industrial spaces. Industrial real estate investment trusts (REITs) have been riding high on rising e-commerce demand for their properties. With the trend not ending anytime soon and actually getting stronger in recent quarters, industrial REITs could be one of the best plays for investors seeking growth and income.
Check out here how e-commerce giant Amazon and Walmart fare against each other on various financial parameters.