Maybe it’s an effect of living your life online — that you also want these physical things.
Humans have an innate sense of wanting to come together. I bet the souk will be there long after Amazon.
I do wonder if this isn’t like a Webvan situation though. You could argue that Webvan was a good idea, it was just poor execution and perhaps before its time. Now Amazon (and others) are tackling the same thing — and Amazon happens to be doing it with many former key Webvan people.
In this light, it’s not hard to envision a word where AmazonTote gets resurrected…