People all around the world love being able to shop online and also sell their goods online. Every day people such as Paul Hurdsfield log on to their computers and surf the net to buy goods. It’s seen as a much more convenient way to do your shopping because you don’t have to physically go to the shop.
Paul Hurdsfield was telling me how he allows his customers to purchase goods online because it’s so popular. Here are some reasons why online shopping is taking over the world.
Find Exactly What You Want
When people go online it makes the whole shopping experience so much easier. All they have to do is type in the item or brand they are looking for and it will appear on the screen – imagine walking through a shopping mall and thinking of exactly what you want, then instantly your in front of the shelves with that item, that’s what shopping online is. So it’s much simpler for people to use their laptop or Iphone to search for what they want, check the price and then click buy.
I think this might just be the obvious and best benefit for people shopping online. In reality no one enjoys navigating their way through big crowds or having to wait in big queues at the checkout. When consumers choose to shop online, the online store is giving them the most convenient shopping experience available. Then you also have to think about trying to find a parking space, carrying all the shopping back to the car and of course we’ve all been in the car park thinking ‘where did I leave the car?’
Consumers shopping online never have to think about if the shop will be open or closed. Online shopping can be done 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Companies also put out posts on social media and send newsletters around the clock, at times when they think consumers are most likely to buy. Being able to make a purchase at any hour is a huge benefit because you might have forgotten an all important gift or something you need for your holiday, the nest day it will arrive at your door with no hassle at all.
What’s your opinion of online shopping? Do you prefer it more than going out to the mall? I would love to hear your opinion guys. Please pop your thoughts in the comment section below.