High street versus online shopping: Video
June 21, 2014
It can seem far less hassle to order gadgets from a comfy sofa at home than trek down to your local store.
Whether it’s the weekly shop or buying a new camera, many take to the web to weigh up their options.
More than a third of all camera sales in Britain were made online in 2013, according to market research firm GfK.
As Morris Photographic Centre in Oxfordshire falls by the wayside – and shop numbers halve in recent years – stores are fighting for their place on the high street.
News editor Chris Cheesman reports on the future of high-street stores in a special report to be published in AP 28 June, available on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, you can check out the video above for a sneak peak.