Looking at what has happened over the years, we have seen the rise of the temporary worker. People have been unable to get full-time work since the Financial Crisis as a result of economic woes as well as compounded regulations, making it burdensome to have full-time employees. Then factoring in the shift to online purchases. Add the icing on the cake with increased automation and robots and you have an investivable crisis on your hands.
Mall Vacancies Reach Six-Year High as Retail Slump Batters Local Economies – WSJ