Top 6 reasons for shopping online!

By abhishekdwivedi | January 9, 2015

Online Shopping

With the popularity of internet and smartphones grown to aggressive heights, consumers also have become efficiently tech savvy. From shopping of clothes to buying electrical appliances, everything has become so easy with online shopping portals. Gone are the days when you needed to browse store to store to hunt down a pair of shoes; now almost all the national and global brands are available under one roof and just a few clicks away.

Some of you might still be shaking their heads at the loss of traditional ‘see-touch-bargain’ technique of shopping but here are few reasons why online shopping has become an international rage. Pay close attention because these advantages are not only time-saving but cost you much less and allow you to fill up that piggy bank of yours.

  1. Direct deals from the manufacturer: When the product comes directly to you through the manufacturer and there have been no middlemen or sales person involved, it reduces the prices considerably. There are no commission to be paid to people between you and producer, which get you the commodities in much lesser prices as compared to the general retailers and wholesalers.
  2. Great coupons and vouchers for online shopping only: Almost every ecommerce website offers special offers to first time shoppers as well as their regular customers such as flat discounts and freebies. There are even some websites wholly designed for coupon codes and voucher numbers such as couponzclub, retailmenot, etc and by logging in to them you can get access to numerous great deals. Your nearby retail stores would not offer so many deals in the whole year which the online sites like eBay and Amazon offer in one single month. Always be on a lookout for such discounts to save substantial money on your purchases.
  3. Availability of various brands to choose the most economic options: Since there are innumerable sellers offering their goods and services in an online shopping store, you can browse all of them and choose the most cost effective goods. The local as well as well known international brands give you delightful alternatives and you get to select the low cost brands which might not be available at the retail stores and sellers.
  4. Save the collective cost of going-out shopping: There are very few people out there, who go to shop in a mall, buy what they need and then return back without spending extra money on food, drinks or any such unnecessary cost. Online shopping eliminates the possibility of such additional expenditure since you shop from the comfort of your home or office. You would not get tired in between the shopping excursions which mean no Starbucks or McDonalds and these are very dear bucks you are saving.
  5. Shop for low cost unused and old goods: Various online shopping websites sell old and unused new clothes, jewellery, appliances and even cars at highly economic prices. In case you are looking for such items, you do not knock door to door in searching for unused stuff as the websites offering them not only give a guarantee of quality but also let you test-use them before finalizing the deal. What better way to save than buying something for half of its price, sitting comfortably on your couch?
  6. No risk of getting conned: The ecommerce sites offer the goods and services with the promise of quality and best price to maintain their good position with the respective buyers. There are absolutely no chances that you ordered a product and it’s of inferior quality than shown on the website; if so happens you can claim a refund or change of product immediately. Famous online stores such as eBay and Amazon have millions of users worldwide and they try to have the satisfied customer feedback of 100%. Unlike the local shopping mart where sometimes there is no guarantee of product and you cannot do anything even if you find the product is faulty.

With so many money-saving advantages of online shopping you can go your merry way to the online sellers’ community and save significant amount of money. In keeping with the modern times, embrace this thriving culture which lets you buy even groceries from within the confines of your home. Do you have any questions on this subject? Feel free to ask away in our comments section below!

 

 

 

 

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Abhishek Dwivedi

About Abhishek Dwivedi

Abhishek is responsible for BankBazaar.com’s Business Operations and Partner Management activities. Abhishek has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research and is a University rank holder in Engineering from Punjab Technical University. Prior to joining BankBazaar, Abhishek worked with the retail banking division of ICICI Bank and was handling diverse functions like Sales Operations, Customer Relationship Management and Cash Management, along with coordinating best practice projects like 5s,Six Sigma etc. Abhishek is also a green belt trained in 6-Sigma from KPMG and has a number of certifications from NSDL.

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