Advantages of purchasing online today have increased significantly. Initially, buyers were benefited from the fact that the online shops were open 24/7. Among the advantages of purchasing online in the good old days of the Internet was the absence of the bully salesman, which enables the buyer to purchase at leisure.
No doubt the above mentioned advantages of purchasing online still apply and nowadays they’ are indeed enhanced with the following advantages:
A global selection of suppliers to consider and choose from.
A wide product variate as well as specifications and features (sizes, colours, etc).
Internet provides the buyer with the opportunity to review testimonials and compare products.
Online products are usually cheaper compared to traditional shopping due to many reasons such as currency, production costs involved, prices, etc.
Security is no longer an issue; secure payment gateways have been introduced i.e. Paypal.
Purchasing online most of the times comes with free delivery/shipping.
Purchasing online is synonymous to green purchasing since no need to engage in transportation, in addition is almost hassle free, entails no parking and no traffic, thus less time is wasted.
This was an attempt to identify the current advantages of purchasing online, by no means is a complete list of advantages, and we’re definitely sure that you have more to add on the above mentioned list.