Toys ’R’ Us announced earlier this month that they were closing their doors after 70 years in business, ending an era of timely Christmas bargains and birthday toy-store visit traditions. Amidst last minute scrambles for discounts, nostalgic videos of how it all began, and discussions over what’s left to salvage, the story remains the same — online beat retail yet again. We’ve heard the diatribe about innovation disrupting normalcy and changing how things are done in a hundred different contexts before. The industrial revolution made mass manufactured goods accessible and affordable for a huge populace that was waiting to consume. It gave way to a better way of doing things, lead to the technological revolution, to abundance and eventually lead to the luxury of choice.
Kenny has been a shopaholic since forever. He finds his answers by navigating through eCommerce sites and shopping for essentials. It calms his mind when