Online retailers outsell high-street merchants

Very confusing article, because it does not say how a "distribution channel" is defined. For example, real world channels might be split in so many entities that online retail, taken as a whole, reigns. But still a signal as whatever happens in Korea usually ends up reaching the western world in 5 to 10 years. _Annual sales through online outlets topped those from the high street for the first time last year, according to Statistics Korea, Sunday._ _The volume of online transactions was the highest last year among "distribution channels" including department stores and discount store chains._


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