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Is this a sign that the retail sector is on its last leg?

The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania recently released a study entitled Open to Exploitation: American Shoppers Online and Offline which you may want to take a look at.

The report lead by Joseph Turow, Ph.D. contains a plethora of data taken from polls on issues such as the percentage of folks who have no idea what a phishing site looks like, as well as a few shocking factoids like that charities can sell your personal information, even without your permission. The report also takes a hard look at the offline space.