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Traditional glossy catalogues have been removed from a number of Argos stores as increasing numbers of consumers choose to shop online.
The retail giant said the move is part of a small scale trial "testing demand" for the take-home glossy catalogues.
In the BBC article, a mum mentions that the catalogues can keep her kids quiet for hours at a time as they look through the toys section, especially at Christmas. I too was the same as a kid. I loved looking through the catalogues from Argos and others like Great Universal.
Internet shopping is here to stay. Are catalogues something from the past now and should just stop? Would you miss them if they do all go?