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what happens if purchases end up all being online and retail stores disappear?

Everyone knows that online marketing is sky rocketing. Surely it's understood that this may someday put all retail stores in the dust and we'll no longer see them. But yes, that's the far off future cus people will still want to try on clothes and that sort. Really though, it's not unrealistic for all shopping to happen online. My question is, how would this effect the economy? There would still be plenty of jobs for marketing, production, and management, it'll just all be done differently.

Asked By: Matt H - 3/11/2009
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I believe it would go through a period of time where it really hurts the economy, but we/they would recover. In the end, we would have more people doing online support desks, packaging, and delivering. And we would have less cars on the streets causing pollution. (I know I personally would go through 5-10 gallons per... More
Answered By: Michelle - 3/11/2009
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