The impact of electronic and digital technologies on nonfood merchandising is a story of shifting revenue streams and also the opportunity for new revenue.
Take digital photography as an example. Its emergence decimated film sales and the need for shoppers to go into stores to drop off their film for processing. Consumers embraced more convenient online ordering.
After being in the business for years, Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester, N.Y., last year shuttered 62 in-store photo