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Shop by Phone, Mail or Internet

Shopping by phone, mail or on the internet provides consumers access to a wide range of products and services and offers more convenient times to shop.  

Benefits of shopping online:
  • Convenience: This may be the most obvious reason for online shopping. What's easier than sitting in your own home and have the shops of the world at your finger tips? You don't have to deal with that salesperson that got up on the wrong side of the bed or the customer that has no problem cutting to the front of the line you are in. You don't have to deal with the weather be it the rain and snow of winter or a hot and humid day in summer. Then of course if you live a big city you don't need to deal with the traffic if you are shopping online. You say you want to get out and not stay in all the time. Well then shopping online is for you because you will have the time to get outdoors and do meaningful activities.
  • Availability: Sometimes the things we want to buy are not readily available at the local corner store. If you live in a large city you probably can find just about anything you want or need to buy but you are going to do some driving and spend some time finding what you are looking for (see above). But for those that live in the many smaller towns through out the country and world you won't find all of things you are shopping for. Catalog shopping has been the traditional way for shopping in the past but having a big stack of catalogs stacked up in the living room or den is not everyone's idea of cool fashion decor. With the advent of the Internet and online shopping it is no longer necessary to keep those catalogs lying around. Now you can have any catalog you want just sitting there taking up space on the Internet and not in your house.
  • Savings: The Internet is the great equalizer when it comes to retail space. Mom and Pop's corner store can afford to have a web presence just the same as Wal-Mart and K-Mart do. Because of this many retail stores on the Internet must offer special discounts to entice customers to buy online from them. For those that like to shop for sales and look for bargains the Internet is ideal. The Internet is full of sites that find those bargains for you and can point you to current sales and provide coupons and links to help you save on your shopping. One of the best bargains is to find those stores offering free shipping so the convenience of online shopping no longer comes at a price. Just take a look around and one will find specials that are not available anywhere but on the web.

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Last updated: June 26, 2015


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