In the past. The oldendays. You know, that bricks and mortar world in which the corporeal and the incorporeal were much less, well, combined, we would do things like create lists, and go to the shops to buy the things on those lists.
Routine and Desire
How we handle both routine and desire in the future will be an interesting facet of online retail.
In this context, it is perhaps helpful to consider routine vs desire, but also to remember that technology can play a role in making the desirable a part of a routine – for example by predicting products which may be desirable to an individual with a particular set of “likes” and “dislikes”.
When items about routine and desire are posting here, I’ll put them into this category. See below.