Really in these hard times, it is necessary to make best of available methods to make your wares sell. According to Google Retail Blog, couch shopping is on the rise!
Google search has brought traffic to sites selling Home Furnishings, Home Improvement, Consumer Electronics and Jewelry and Watches and is is up nearly 30% over last year. Even Apparel and Office Supply search driven traffic is up almost 25% year over year.
So get your sites ready for the increased traffic as you will not be able to control traffic like in your real retail store where you could post security guards or simply close the doors! But there will be certainty to raise the traffic after a good advertising campaign.