Clothes, fashion accessories & footwear are now the number 1 items being bought online (Computers bumped from top of online sales). Retail stores are making it easier to return items bought online to a local store in case you need a different size or color. And often times it's easier to search among hundreds of clothing and shoe designs online than in a store who may not even have your size and color in stock.
The future is going to be virtual reality that will allow you to fit and maybe even touch and feel your clothes without having to step in the store. There's been some work done on virtual fitting the past couple years and this year some retailers hope it will help their customers who are shopping for swimwear (Online fittings take the dread out of swimsuit shopping).
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