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Shopping habits, internet changing local retail scene (access required)

Tops Friendly Markets has filed for bankruptcy. Rochester-area Sam’s Club stores abruptly closed. Toys R Us and its affiliated Babies R Us stores are going out of business. Barnes & Noble has cut staff. And malls are being converted—slowly—to uses other than classic retail shopping. A combination of changing shopping patterns, some unwise moves on the ...

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