E-commerce has experienced tremendous growthin recent years, giving a heavy blow to thetraditional retail industry. The revenue of thetraditional retail industry has shrunk substantially, and its market has been occupied by e-commerce. In the past year, companies of a great many brands closed thousands of physical storesnationwide. For many consumers, online shopping has become an indispensable part of theirlives; thus they spend less time and money in physical stores. Analysts predict e-commercewill account for a fifth of the total retail sales in China within 5 years, so some traditionalretail stores might be replaced gradually.