Should we stop shopping online for non-food items?

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Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper.

My husband keeps ordering online shopping (not just food), arguing that the firms will go bust if everyone stops. I worry that he and others are indirectly forcing courier drivers to keep on working unnecessarily. Has anyone else wrestled with this?

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