E-commerce gives ship to shore new meaning

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way Americans shop. And Jacob Horsely of Cushman & Wakefield believes now that consumers are comfortable ordering on sites from Amazon to Zappos, they won’t go back to brick-and-mortar shopping.

Horsely, the senior director of industrial brokerage services in Cushman & Wakefield’s Jacksonville, Florida, office, said e-commerce grew from roughly 13% to 14% of U.S. retail sales to 18% to 19% in just the past six months. 

“That’s just a huge spike,” Horsely...

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