AdvantagesThere are benefits to shopping online AND locally. Small, alternative communities can thrive.
DisadvantagesSome towns are becoming virtually deserted.
AdvantagesShopping in town is fun and sociable
DisadvantagesInternet shopping is easy and quick
AdvantagesThere's more choice and better value to be had by shopping online
DisadvantagesIt's a shame the high street has to suffer, but I wouldn't blame online shopping purely for that