You probably know someone who grumbles that there are NO advantages of shopping online, but you are not sure how to respond? Do you need to be convinced yourself?
Let me arm you with a whole bunch of advantages of shopping online!
(See below this list where you can enter your most FAVourite advantages!)
Much broader selections available to us - order from exotic countries if you can communicate and arrange shipping.
smart research - we can find the exact items
we need and want - or even something better than we had in mind!
smart research, and price comparison sites,
we can find the very best prices possible.
No high pressure sales pitches from attendants
that hound you to buy their recommendations.
No driving, parking expenses or bother with taxis,
(a boon for the handicapped or frail, or elderly!)
Online shops are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week. Shop at night if you like, or when it's convenient for you.
You can find exceptional warehouse and liquidation sales online that are not in your locale.
Some stores' specials are ONLY available from
their online shopping site.
Actual purchase time happens in a matter of
minutes, no standing in line.
No embarrassment if you change your mind at the last moment. No one is watching.
Some stores offer tracking of your purchase, so
you can follow it (online) to your door.
Many online merchants offer free email notification of their sales. No need to comb the malls for good sales.
More online stores now have "live" attendants to answer your questions by chat
Some sites waive taxes and shipping costs to win
you as a regular customer. (See, it pays to check around?).
Digital purchases such as software, e-books,
graphics - can be downloaded and used immediately. No delays.
Send gifts anywhere, and have them shipped
directly from the online store - no standing in line at the post office.
Very little pressure to buy, depending on how
much site banners and popups and emails bother you.
Even unmentionable personal items can be
purchased discretely, with no one watching you.