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Review of Will online shopping kill off our high street? by mikeyc123

Advantages: online gives more protection, can shop from your home
Disadvantages: passing trade goes down, loss of the personal touch

Shopping habits have massively changed and according to sales figures from the past few years we are, as a nation, spending more, especially at Christmas, on line. However, is this leading to the demise of the high street well it is, I think, more complic ... Read review

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25.10.2014 17:12
The Future Of Our High Streets Could Be At Risk.
Review of Will online shopping kill off our high street? by jojodixon

Advantages: Convinient, cheaper deals can be found online, less hastle
Disadvantages: Loss of jobs, unsociable

The internet was invented in the late 60's, and I doubt if anyone could have imagined what a big part of people's lives it was to become. The world wide web changed the game for high street shops and has given customers a new way to purchase items. It wa ... Read review

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I think online shopping will kill off certain aspects of High street shopping although there will always be some items that shoppers want to see in 'the flesh' before purchasing. by brittle1906
Good review by mozzie76

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25.10.2014 16:32
The 'i-Generation'
Review of Will online shopping kill off our high street? by 1st2thebar

Advantages: Online shopping sales will save the 'High Street'
Disadvantages: The consumer demands a twenty-first-century 'High Street' experience

...worth would be unlikely. I will attempt to use the same tact in answering this question. In this case, I will assume the ‘High Street’ ... Read review

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Good review by mozzie76
great... by crazyomon

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25.10.2014 12:26
Gotta Keep On Top If You Want To Keep Your Shop!
Review of Will online shopping kill off our high street? by Nar2

Advantages: Offline: A chance to socialise, bargain hunt, taking time with shopping, Online: quick service.
Disadvantages: Shop keepers apathetic to change, Online shopping can lead to fraud, poor delivery services

Seven years ago whilst going through teaching training university and holding down three jobs, I can’t quite believe I also found time to work at a Pound store. I was identified to take on an assistant managerial position, which then led to learning how t ... Read review

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23.10.2014 00:50
I really dont thinks so?!
Review of Will online shopping kill off our high street? by SalvadoreHushpuppie

Advantages: Real world shopping is here forever
Disadvantages: online shopping no comparison

I am a great believer in what goes around comes around. Yes its true to say that on-line shopping has had a massively detrimental effect on the High Street. However if like me you like nothing more than visiting the shops of a Saturday/Sunday afternoon fi ... Read review

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A good start - expansion required for a higher rate. by 1st2thebar
Expansion on what are good starting points would be helpful. by missrarr

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20.10.2014 16:42
Not death, just different.
Review of Will online shopping kill off our high street? by ryanando

Advantages: Deals, deals, deals
Disadvantages: a smaller high street

Deal or no deal? Shopping can be great fun, especially if you actually have the money to do it. Most of my shopping consists of carefully checking balances and seeing if I can squeeze out a little extra treat so I tend not to enjoy shopping much at ... Read review

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nice... by crazyomon

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20.10.2014 15:02
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Hustle, Bustle, Home Shopping, Identity Theft... Oh My!
Review of Will online shopping kill off our high street? by Scotlass712

Advantages: Convenience of a relaxed, at home shopping experience.
Disadvantages: Loss of jobs, identity theft

While few the things excite me more than dealing with traffic, parking, crowds, queues and people who stop in mid aisle for no apparent reason, the idea of shopping from the comfort of my couch is somewhat enticing. Online banking, movie watching, ... Read review

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those folk who stop mid aisle should be forceably removed x by spanielize
Nicely done. by afy9mab

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19.10.2014 23:02
"One day son, all this will be fields"
Review of Will online shopping kill off our high street? by cr01

Advantages: Our town centres could look and be better at the end
Disadvantages: We have to get there

There’s no doubt that the internet has altered how we socially interact with each other and how different the availability of some items have changed. This twin change is already impacting upon the shape and look of our high streets; however to my mind ho ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
I hope you're right! A good read. by Kukana

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19.10.2014 08:39
Don't blame online shopping for the demise of the high street
Review of Will online shopping kill off our high street? by alliewallie

Advantages: There's more choice and better value to be had by shopping online
Disadvantages: It's a shame the high street has to suffer, but I wouldn't blame online shopping purely for that

I do not consider myself a fan of online shopping, sometimes it's necessary and often the biggest selection is online but I like to shop on the high street too and think it's sad that every time I go shopping more and more shops are closing. BUT IS THAT ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
Some excellent points here, clearly expressed. by Kukana

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18.10.2014 20:20
Just like the store - large and sprawling.
Review of Tesco Car Parks by ravingreviewer

Advantages: Are there any!?
Disadvantages: No security.

I had to laugh out loud when I saw what this particular topic of review was on, as I was actually in fact trying to look for something else to write a review on - and failed miserably! But I thought in for a penny in for a pound, and would give it a go - ... Read review

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Nicely done. by afy9mab
yup lol by ryanando

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Tesco nightmare!
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Parking Rage
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18.10.2014 16:08
Lets hope the High Street and Shopping Expeditions never die
Review of Will online shopping kill off our high street? by rolandrat123

Advantages: Shopping in town is fun and sociable
Disadvantages: Internet shopping is easy and quick

Is the High Street Dead? Well I must confess I come to this argument from a different angle as I very seldom get to visit the shops these days - not from choice but through illness. However over past years I have seem the High Street on one of our ... Read review

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Some good points.x by Wee_Jackie_163
Great review and I agree about the high rents!! by alliewallie

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17.10.2014 22:26
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Death of a High Street? Not Just Yet...
Review of Will online shopping kill off our high street? by littleowlski

Advantages: There are benefits to shopping online AND locally. Small, alternative communities can thrive.
Disadvantages: Some towns are becoming virtually deserted.

Online shopping has supposedly exploded in recent years, bringing up a familiar cry of: “It’s killing our high streets!” Echoing sentiments of home-taping killing music, video killing the radio star and so on... I can’t help feel it’s another revolution i ... Read review

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An excellent and well thought out rationale here. R. by RICHADA
I agree with a lot of this, I think it's a natural progression too and not down to one specific problem by alliewallie

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17.10.2014 21:40
The Internet is not all to blame.
Review of Will online shopping kill off our high street? by ravingreviewer

Advantages: Jobs.
Disadvantages: Jobs.

In my own and yet very humble and opinion, online shopping HAS made a very sizeable dent on shopping on the high street with a whole host of shops big or small not being able to keep going financially in this day and age. But with this said and in mind ho ... Read review

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VH.x by Wee_Jackie_163
I feel that this is a rather broader issue than you actually touched on here. R. by RICHADA

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17.10.2014 17:49
Video killed the radio star.
Review of Will online shopping kill off our high street? by macey4336

Advantages: Online market places, Ease of shopping online
Disadvantages: Lose the option to feel the product before you buy

Will online shopping kill off our high streets? I think the questions is HAS online shopping killed our high streets? With the current economic climate we currently find ourselves in it is no wonder that many high street companies have closed their doors ... Read review

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16.10.2014 17:17
WIP - I don't think there's one answer for all consumers, yet.
Review of Long Reviews vs Short Reviews by ladyofflame

Advantages: We can all read and write (& haven't forgtten due to texting), all differently yet together here.
Disadvantages: Potentially ruining relationships/positions/the site with things that don't merit it.

...Progress Note - Yes I'm a long reviewer, yes I'm grateful for the kind ratings, comments and feedback I've received and yes I've been shocked each time my pic has come up in the newsletter (better than being on a Most Wanted post ... Read review

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Refreshing read. by 1st2thebar
Interesting read (and comments to match!) by Gingerkitty

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14.10.2014 16:56
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