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Pros and Cons of shopping via Catalogues

January 16, 2015

Catalogues. Seems such an old way to shop and for good reason, as the internet has taken over the mail order business. For this reason, catalogue companies started expanding their business, setting up online retailer brands such as, for example.

I do most of my shopping online and I enjoy it but I still remember fondly leafing through catalogues with my mum when I was a kid, before the days of the internet. There’s just something about these colourful pages full of smiley people that has a certain “old school” charm that makes me feel nostalgic. At the time, the high street (at least back in Portugal) didn’t have as may options as you see today so it was a real treat to find nice clothes in the catalogues.

That said, are there any advantages or disadvantages to shop using catalogues these days?

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