Raise your hand if you like to shop in a store.
I’m not up for the agony of looking for something that fits then sharing molecules with my fellow humans in the check-out line. Don’t get me started on the obligation to preserve that thermal tape receipt.
I don’t know how I feel about the monolith that Amazon has become. Are they too big? Probably so.
Then again, thanks to Amazon I rarely enter a store which is an enhancement to my life.
It’s not that all stores are bad. I love Trader Joe’s and Costco is a marvel. The Apple Store is good for revving up at least a couple of the deadly sins on each visit.
Anyone who owns a business can learn a lot by sampling the current retail buffet. But like any buffet, it’s easy to over-indulge.
A few weeks ago my neighbor asked me to pick up his packages after being called out of town suddenly. I think he and I have something in common.
About the author: I am Stephen Kennedy, an experienced photographer with more than 2500 completed sessions in all 50 US states.