These days online shopping has taken over traditional shopping practice for multiple reasons. As a result, even big retail giants are coming up with their exclusive websites offering online shopping facility to combat the competition and keep up their sales figure. Here are some reasons why online shopping has taken a toll on our lives.
Lack of time in hand
When work life has gone through changes and life demands extended hours at work, who has time for leisure shopping? If favorite brand, style can be bought sitting in front of the computer at own convenient time what can be better than this? Often weekends are also busy with work, and if not people prefer to rest at home and spend time with the family rather than store hopping. Because of online shopping people can purchase stuffs even while working, during lunch breaks, at midnight and need not depend upon the shop’s timing.
Best part about online shopping is that you can purchase stuffs at your own leisure, without worrying about time, place etc. Sitting in China, you may buy a product from London, when it will be shipped to your home. You can buy at any point of the day, as online shops are open 24×7 to serve you.
Yes, online shopping is all about buyer’s convenience and ease. You need not dress up, think twice before stepping out seeing the rainy weather, get car out of the garage and then finally reach your favorite store. You can sit in front of computer, take a bite of burger, hug your boyfriend, make twenty phone calls, write an email and at the same time browse through the website and place an order. Your convenience is treasured and valued.
In physical form shopping, advance plan often falls flat on face. One may plan to finish shopping and return home within two hours, but unexpected hurdles can tarnish your entire plan. You may get stuck in severe traffic jam of the road, face sudden snowfall and road block, safety threats, overcrowded showrooms, long queue at the billing counter and many other things. Your whole day may go wasted. In online shopping once you decide what to purchase, it takes just two minutes to finish the processing. You can buy with credit cards or debit cards, online banking or cash on delivery services. You may also pay on EMIs. What could be better than this?
Enjoy the ‘Buyer is King’ status, truly exert your power by shopping online.