Whilst I am disappointed for everyone that our local and national charity shops had to close, again, I decided to evaluate the feasibility of a charity shop versus an online store.
So lets start with similarities
- Some folks might used an online store to move on items they no longer need. A retailer may also choose to use online as a way to sell stock which would otherwise cost to store.
What about differences?
For starters, dinosaurs are allowed to roam freely in the premises of online shops, as long as they don’t step on any of the goods.
- In a physical shop where customers visit in person, it is very difficult to prevent people touching or moving items before they pay for them. The online shop waits until the customer pays for the item before they have contact with it.
A moment where the future seemed to be here, slightly early……