Decades ago - before eBay, the Home Shopping Network, and QVC joined our everyday lexicon - consumers actually shopped in stores. Nobody could even contemplate shopping for the holidays without weaving through endless lines of bumper-to-bumper traffic and squeezing inside crowded, overflowing shopping malls, just to spar with strangers over this year's must-have Christmas gifts. And then came Bob Circosta.
Forever changing the purchasing habits of the American public, Bob Circosta helped invent an entirely new industry: home shopping and electronic retailing. And now? Between eBay, home shopping channels, and infomercials, the electronic retailing industry rakes in over $30 billion annually. That number surpasses the yearly revenues for McDonald's, Burger King, and Wendy's - combined. Download and start listening now!