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"When I was your age, I had to hike ten miles through the ice and snow to a porno store when I wanted to look at dirty pictures."
Tags:pornos, dirty picture, dirty pictures, reminisce, reminisces, reminiscing, nostalgia, nostalgic, hard times, struggle, struggles, struggling, internet, internet commerce, e-commerce, exaggerate, exaggerates, exaggeration, exaggerations, hyperbole, hyperbolic, on demand, smut, hike, hikes, hiking, physical media, brick and mortar, store, stores, old-fashioned
In the Nostalgia District
Tags:street scene, street scenes, out of business, going out of business, internet cafe, internet cafes, photo developing, fix-it, stationery, stationery supplies, storefront, storefronts, brick and mortar, brick and mortar store, brick and mortar stores, travel agent, travel agents, photo development, film camera, film cameras, dated, dated technology, dated technologies
"I think everybody bought everything they needed about three or four years ago."
Tags:sale, sales, offer, offers, retailer, retailers, retail, consumerism, consumerist, consumerists, merchandise, merchandising, out of business, going out of business, brick and mortar, brick and mortar store, brick and mortar stores, clerk, clerks, department store, department stores, customer, customers, lack of customers
"As a cost-cutting measure, for our fall list we have decided to bypass traditional bookstore sales and subsequent remaindering, and instead go directly to the shredder."
Tags:cost-cutting, cost-cutting measure, cost-cutting measures, brick and mortar, bookstore, bookstores, book store, book stores, publisher, publishers, publishing, bad book, bad books, bad writer, bad writers, author, authors, writer, writers, writing, sales, seller, sellers, book sale, book sales, shredder, shredders, shredding, paper shredder, paper shredders, paper shredding
Hamlet vs. Amazon Prime
Tags:online shipping, online retailer, online retailers, online retail, e-commerce, ecommerce, moral, moral dilemma, moral dilemmas, local business, local businesses, patron, patrons, patronize, patronizes, patronizing, patronise, patronising, convenient, convenience, support local business, support local businesses, brick and mortar, hamlet, to be or not to be, dilemma, dilemmas, responsibility, consumer, consumers, consumption, modern life, modern times, modern update, modern updates, free shipping, shop locally, shopping locally, local store, local stores, local business, local businesses, guilt, guilty, conscience, consciences
"Where have all the retail sales jobs gone...gone to online sales every one..."
Tags:retail sales, brick and mortar, brick and mortar store, brick and mortar stores, online sales, ecommerce, e-commerce, unemployment, job loss, job losses, downsizing, corporate downsizing, downsize, retailer, retailers, customer service, customer service representative, customer service representatives
"I think your internet skills have improved enough that we can trust you with the Brick and Mortar account."
"We only shop brick and mortar because my husband likes to be disgruntled face-to-face when returning things."
Tags:brick and mortar, store, stores, shop, shops, shopping, in person, in-person, return, returns, returning, complaint, complaints, complaining, exchange, exchanges, exchanged, disgruntled, surly, rude, angry, fight, fighting, crotchety, prickly, cantankerous, aggressive, short-tempered, ecommerce, e-commerce, online retail, online retailer, online retailers
"For financial reasons we're selling this brick and mortar home and becoming an online family."
Impact of E-Commerce
Tags:brick and mortar, brick & mortar, brick and mortar store, brick and mortar stores, brick & mortar store, brick & mortar stores, e-commerce, online sale, online sales, impact, impacts, store closing, store closings, in person, in-person, in-person sales, in person sales, retail store, retail stores, retail shop, retail shops, shop, shops, closed, close, closing
"Does this e-book reader come in paperback?"
"I'm trying to buy online what I see in your store, and you don't even offer free wifi!"
Tags:online, online shopping, retail, internet, store owners, browsing, shopping local, online retailer, wifi, taking advantage, take advantage, takes advantage, brick and mortar, ecommerce, e-commerce, online retailer, online retailers, local store, local stores, mom and pop, mom & pop, competition, free market, free markets
"The town's last local store has closed thanks to online shopping. It's for sale on ebay."
Tags:online shopping, shopping online, online retail, online retails, local store, local stores, small business, small businesses, brick and mortar, brick-and-mortar, store, stores, online seller, online sellers, local merchants, local merchant, closing, closings, closed, closes, store closing, store closings, shutter, shutters, shuttered
"$119? I can get this on the internet for $36!"
Tags:baldo, irate customer, irate customers, outrage, outraged, outrageous, ecommerce, online retailer, online retailers, brick and mortar, brick and mortar store, brick and mortar stores, verbal abuse, verbally abuse, cashier, cashiers, retail store, retail stores, retail clerk, retail clerks, customer service, customer service representative, customer service representatives, human interaction
"Before we made the leap to cyberspace, our stockholders made us promise we'd maintain a traditional street presence, too!"
Tags:e-commerce, e commerce, online business, internet business, web, world wide, world wide web, internet, commerce, corporation, retail, sales, businessmen, businessman, presence, brick and mortar, traditional, digital, social media, cyber, cyberspace, street presence, stock, stockholder, stockholders, facade, facades