What I need from a shop’s website

I visit websites of real-life shops from time to time. They can be handy and they can be annoying. When I found this Oatmeal comic (that referred to this excellent xkcd diagram) I was reminded about an old sketch I had lying around.

Shop websites tend to look like this

UPDATE: I’m sorry, shop websites do of course look like this

In 99% of cases what I need is this

In the remaining 1 per cent of cases I want to search their inventory or look up stock status. If I need the address I’ll probably just search Maps on the phone. The phone number is at times an efficient way to do it. It’s a little more cool if you think of it as Siri with a lot better pronunciation.

Nonetheless I sometimes spend minutes looking for opening hours.

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