Here's a compelling article from The Australian Financial Review. It's called Why Vinyls, Books and Magazines Will Never Die.
In it, Leonid Bershidsky shares some interesting observations. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:
According to the American Booksellers' Association, independent bookstores' sales went up about 5 per cent in 2018. These stores are where people hang out, discuss their discoveries, receive recommendations and advice.
Have a look at the complete article for more of Leonid's fascinating arguments.