Opinion: While I mourn the loss of Wilko, my reliance on the internet means I’m a high street hypocrite

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Kent Online

After a fortnight of school and scuffed shoes we discovered the house was out of polish. Wilkos – the purveyor of such essential household items – was also no long our go-to. So after less than six seconds internally debating whether I could be bothered to try the nearest supermarket – I went online and ordered it. (Should have perhaps thrown light bulbs and batteries in for good measure.) Like many of us I’ll mourn the loss of Wilko. Not least because having a branch a stone’s throw from our cinema has meant I’ve saved an absolute fortune in pick and mix over the years. And while my recollect…

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