In the future, everything will be a coffee shop. Churches, universities, small business and of course shopping will be done in coffee shops as well.
Yes, food is the only thing we can’t transport via the internet – yet. So it’ll be the only thing we will HAVE TO still consume locally. There will be some service offerings too, I suppose, but the future of main street will be coffee shops, app dev. studios, coworking spaces and other small business.
Main street will be exciting again, but there will be a time of transition when the stores we’ve grown accustomed to will disappear.