While it is very sad for employees of Jessops and HMV to lose their jobs, the loss of these outlets needs to be put into perspective.
If internet traders can supply goods cheaper than town centre shops, then these dinosaur enterprises will become extinct.
Perhaps if HMV had not alienated customers, like myself, by stopping stocking their traditional 78s, I might have been persuaded to continue shopping there.
JOHN EOIN DOUGLAS
To email your letter to the Editor
COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? email@example.com