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SAN FRANCISCO—Total e-commerce growth is healthy, but it’s always lagging Amazon’s total, with the e-commerce behemoth still taking the largest share of a growing pie, some 45% of the total e-commerce game. Home building professionals at PCBC 2018 learned more about this stark realization in the session, Retail Realities in the Age of Amazon, led by Garrick Brown, national retail research director and vice president of Cushman & Wakefield. In the second of a two-part exclusive, GlobeSt.com outlines the structural issues at play, along with the losers and retailers that have staying power.