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Compare And Contrast Online Shopping Versus In Store Shopping

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Shopping has always been one of my favorite hobbies. The hardest part is choosing which is better at that moment, online shopping or in-store shopping. I personally love to do both, especially when there are sales, because sometimes online may have a better sale than in store and vice versa. In the real world real shoppers will know that Online and in-store shopping differentiates in various ways. However, depending on the situation they both are sometimes convenient ways to shop. Recently, in-store shopping has been more convenient for me because sometimes I just want or need something right away, but in reality I enjoy both ways of shopping. I believe that shopping preferences change depending on a person’s situation.…show more content…
Although, online shopping is more convenient for individuals that don’t have time to go to the store. If you’re busy with work or school then online shopping can sometimes be more convenient. It’s also convenient since you don’t have to drive, catch the bus, wait in a long line, or deal with not being able to find an item. All you have to do is type in the item you’re looking for and it’s there. Once you find the item, you can order it at any time because online stores never close. Lately, I’ve been having a lot online shopping experiences because they have been having really great deals and sometimes extra 20% off purchase. Also since a lot of stores have started online shopping with pick up in the store, a lot of people have been enjoying that as well because you can order items and pay for them online. You receive a confirmation code and a time that your items will be ready and all you have to do is go to the store and pick the items up from customer…show more content…
In-store shopping can also be a lot quicker since you don’t have to worry about shipping. Just grab the item you want, step in line, and buy it. Seems really easy and fast but sometimes in store can have long lines that will make you very inpatient. I’ve had a few disappointments with shipping from online ordering but nothing too bad that I wouldn’t order offline any more. I’ve had experiences with sellers taking extremely long to finally ship an item. There were times when I never even received the item I ordered but luckily they were able to refund my money. In the store you can actually see the item, but you have to trust a picture when shopping online. Many sellers would zoom in for the item a lot, so the item has a chance at being smaller when you see it. When shopping for clothing, in-store shopping is definitely a better option. The main reason is because you get to try on clothes. If it’s a store that doesn’t have fitting rooms, you can still view it clearly and place it against you. You can’t do this at all with online shopping. You will just have to trust the size and measurements and most online stores clothes are not true to their sizes. At times, I received items with completely different measurements than they
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