Facebook's Future in Retail Looks Dismal

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor and analyst Isaac Pino and industrials editor and analyst Brendan Byrnes discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Isaac discusses the problem with the retail store model on Facebook -- major retailers are uninterested! Several large retailers closed their Facebook shops recently as they failed to drive traffic as expected. Isaac's concerned about Facebook's ability to monetize its 800 million users effectively, and thinks investors can find better growth stocks in the dot-com arena.

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At the time this article was published Brendan Byrnes and Isaac Pino have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com, Google, Gap, and LinkedIn.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendAmazon.com, Google, and LinkedIn. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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