8 industries the Internet is killing

Nothing lasts forever. As buggy makers and typewriter manufacturers would sadly confirm, it’s only a matter of time before a new, better, faster technology renders your existing business model obsolete.

The choice: Evolve or die.

We all know the Internet has ushered in an unprecedented wave of technological and business transition, but sometimes it takes a simple moment to make it seem real. When our 10-year-old son arrived home from school recently and stared blankly at the Yellow Pages directory that had been left on our doorstep, I knew we had reached a new milestone in the evolution of online vs. offline businesses. His generation will never know what the pre-Internet world looked like.

via 8 industries the Internet is killing – Yahoo! Canada Finance.