The Perks of Online Shopping

Wednesday, October 01, 2014


With the busy schedule almost all of us is living, going in malls and spending time in stores to shop and buy for a thing or two can sometimes be a luxury. There are days when we just want to stay home and recharge after a day’s or a week’s work that getting our bums to go out to run errands or pick up something in malls can be so stressful.  Take into consideration the traffic on the way to our destination and the number of people accidentally hitting and bumping you. Sounds too lame, but these are just few of the things why I now prefer shopping online over going to malls.

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Online shopping is a hit nowadays. Normally, aside from convenience, people resort to online shopping because of great deals, promos and dibs on up and coming products. Online stores also offer products that are not yet available in the market or hard-to-find products in a much cheaper price. Can I just add that online shopping somehow spares you from impulse buying? Again, it is ‘somehow’ because it does not apply in every instance. I, too, am guilty of online impulse buying.

Anyway, let me give you a rundown why online shopping is the bomb.

1.     Online shopping is convenient.

Convenience is relative, really. I see online shopping to be suitable for my lifestyle. I seldom want to spend time out of the house but I like looking for new stuff and eventually buy some. Shopping online allows me hit these two birds at once. With almost all things I need are available online, I no longer need to stress myself out with traffic and overcrowded places. I only have to browse for products I like in the web, pay it through bank deposit and just wait for the items to be delivered on my doorsteps.

2.      Online shopping offers items that are not yet available locally.
Have you dreamed of items that are only available abroad? Or items that are very hard to find? Count on me when I say that there are online shops that sell hard to find items. In my case, I resort to online shops for my makeup wishes that are only available abroad. Just take time to browse through shops to get your hands on products you want.

The newest styles take awhile to get into our local shores but thanks to online shops, especially foreign ones, for giving first dibs on the newest in the fashion scene. I know you’ve heard of Nordstrom, one of the leading fashion retailers in the US. It is one of the shops my dad visits whenever I ask him to get me something stylish and fashionable. It continues to update their site with latest trends in the market. Here are some of the items I am currently eying:

Simi Jumpsuit

Michael Kors 'Layton Pave' Dial Bracelet Watch

Urban Decay Vice 3
 
 
3.      Online shopping has a lot of good deals.
For the online shops I frequent, I am pretty sure I get a great deal on the products I get. Well, it can still be a bit expensive but consider all the taxes, fees and hassles the seller faced to bring in the product which, relatively, justifies the prices of their goods. So yeah, buying online is still cheaper compared to shopping in malls, for me at least. No need to dine in restaurants, pay for car fuel and parking, buy unnecessary stuff and the likes.

Did I mention that online shops give out irresistible discounts? Don’t get me started on the discounts because it always cause a lot trouble to my wallet.  Nodstrom does not just offer discounted fashion items, there are also Nordstrom coupon codes one can use to further add discounts on his or her purchase. Awesome right?



Now that Christmas is coming, I will sure choose to buy gifts online. It saves me from the hustles and bustles of the city and gives me great deals and discounts that I will sure enjoy! Cheers to online shops!

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♥ Jes ♥



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