While it sometimes feels like we do all of our shopping on the internet, government data shows that actually less than 10% of all retail transactions happen online. In a world where we get our groceries delivered in just two hours through Instacart or Amazon Fresh, the humble corner store–or bodega, as they are known in New York and Los Angeles–still performs a valuable function. No matter how organized you are, you’re bound to run out of milk or diapers in the middle of the night and need to make a quick visit to your neighborhood retailer.


francopoli:

    Two Ex-Googlers want to further fuck over the middle class so that Venture Capitalists and hedge funds can make more money betting on startups.

Fixed that title for you.


posted by ArtemusBlank: 67 days ago