bricks and mortar


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bricks and mortar

A physical store, office or branch that customers walk into during business hours. Contrast with e-commerce. See clicks and mortar and bricks clicks and flips.
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Bricks and mortar will not stay, Will not stay, will not stay, Bricks and mortar will not stay, My fair lady.
More than a third of both online shoppers and bricks and mortar shoppers thought delivery charges too high.
Omnichannel is a retail trend that thus far has been largely neglected by investors, because it is more nuanced and less simplistic than the established models of e-tailing and traditional bricks and mortar retailing.
Studies of bricks and mortar from French buildings constructed during the ninth and 10th centuries are providing information about Earth's magnetic field at the time, Annick Chauvin of the University of Rennes 1 in France and her colleagues reported May 25.