Online Shopping Advantages and Disadvantages
With many people now using the internet to shop, many shop owners are choosing to sell their products online. Many people have changed their shopping habits and now buying online. People however still chose to shop in the shopping centers as well. The main advantage of buying clothes from the shopping centre is the chance to try the garments on before you buy. Shopping in the shopping centers is also a social experience. Many women meet up with friends, do some shopping and then have a coffee and food afterward with friends. Traditional shopping is still an important part of socializing with friends. Another advantage the town centre shops is that you purchase your goods the same day. No waiting for the delivery of your goods.
The main disadvantage of shopping in the town centers is that the clothes and other products prices are much higher than the online stores. For example, you can pay around ten pounds for a pair of fishnet stockings and online you will only pay around three pounds for the same stockings. Another drawback is the attention expensive and hassle of getting into town. Car parks can be quite expensive to park in. Traffic jams are another problem and can cause unnecessary stress for people shopping.
Online stores also have their advantages and disadvantages. The main advantage is that there is no need to travel into the congested and fast paced town centre. You can make yourself comfortable on your couch and order directly from your home. Online shops are usually much cheaper than shops in the town centers. Another advantage is the convenience of online shopping. Shop and order your clothes and other goods at a time that suits you. The biggest disadvantage is that you can not try the clothing before making a purchase. When you order online make sure you choose the right color and size that you would like. Most stores have a simply system of choosing the size and colour of the clothes. Another disadvantage is that you must wait until the item is delivered. Many stores offer next day delivery, however, items must be ordered before a certain time or day for example 4pm Monday to Friday.