Camera stores have reached a point in their evolution where they are no longer able to breed and produce new camera stores; consequently extinction is inevitable. This species of retail outlet has a business model is no longer viable. Margins have been reduced to a point that independent camera stores can no longer survive in the face of mail-order competition. Sales taxes contribute to the problem as does showrooming. The combination of these factors means the end is near. See Another Big Camera Store Fails: Why Are So Many Closing? for more details on the decline of the camera store.
DisclaimerAll opinions on this blog are mine, not HID Global's.
Join 665 other subscribers
Recent Posts: Science About Politics
Unfortunately, that seems to be the way of most brick and mortar stores! )o: