Twenty years ago, online shopping was barely a glimmer of a market. There were signs that it potential to be an alternative way to buy things, but by and large, people still did their shopping at traditional brick-and-mortar stores. In 1994, a site called Amazon launched, selling books and music online; as we now know, it would transform the world of ecommerce. Today, consumers around the world are much more likely to buy everyday items like food and toiletries online. Things as essential as toilet paper can be delivered to your door within 24 hours. The days of people going into shops and browsing traditional clothing racks are also disappearing fast, and that comes with its own set of pros and cons. Let’s take a closer look at a couple.
Pro: A wider selection of sizes and styles
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