Wednesday 28 November 2012

Benefits Of Online Shopping.

For the longest time I have resisted the temptation of online shopping. I don’t know why but I had my (weird) reasons for resisting it. Then, just two days before our mother’s birthday my younger brothers literally forced me to get over my hang-ups and give it a serious try. Hey, desperate times called for desperate measures! (Their words, not mine).
 Ever since then, I have become a fan, follower and frequent online retail shopper.

If you are wondering what brought about this sudden change of heart, here let me share with you what I now consider benefits of online shopping.
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Less Time More Finds.

Firstly, you can shop online sitting anywhere in the world. You can do it from your office desk, or while travelling in a train or even during a boring date, as long as you have a device- desktop, laptop, tablet, phone-and internet connection, you are good to shop.
Since most websites offer a variety of products-apparel, jewellery, electronics, skin care, bags, cosmetics, shoes- a number of things can be purchased at the same time from the same website. Plus, unlike mall shopping you will not find yourself trapped in long billing lines.

At Your Convenience!

As the online retail market grows so do the services provided by them. Most website offer free shipping which gives you the freedom to order things from anywhere within the country. Some websites even offer free worldwide shipping. 
For those who are tad bit plastic money shy, cash on delivery {COD} is your answer to online shopping. Also more and more websites are now offering interest free EMI facilities for your benefit. 
24-hour dispatch, 30-day return policy and 24x7 customer support are some of the USPs of online shopping. Not only is it convenient but also quick and less time consuming.

Everyday is Sale day.

I saved the best for the last. What if I tell you that there is a way to get great bargains and discount deal everyday instead of just during sale season? One of the reasons why I am so in love with online shopping is thanks to the concept of online coupons and discount vouchers. 
In my pursuit to find the best online shopping deals and bargains I very lucky found this amazing new website called CupoNation. It is currently India’s largest coupon portal.
What I love about it is that unlike many sites it is hassle free and very easy to use. CupoNation is open to all and is free for everyone. Plus one does not have to be a registered member to access their coupons and deals.
From electronics, books, apparels, flowers, gifts to services like insurance, restaurants, movies they provide a wide variety of options. You can find coupons and vouchers for well know brands such as Jabong, Myntra, Fashionandyou, Aircel, Snapdeal, Pepperfry, Zovi, Yebhi, Jet Airways, BeStylish and many more. Some of their discount offers are as high as 60% making it one of the best deal destination in the realms of online shopping. Plus, they also provide certain coupons and deals that are exclusively available only on CupoNation’s website.
All you need to do is find the stores you love to shop from. Next, you need to find a discount code for those stores and finally use the discount code at the store of your choice. Easy breezy, don’t you agree?
What I love about online deals and bargains provided by CupoNation is that you don’t just save money but you also get to buy the product you desire at the cheapest price available online. A win-win situation!
With festive, wedding and birthday season in full swing, opt for smart online deals and bargain available at CupoNation and enjoy the gift of giving.
It was only after I shopped for a to-die-for latest bag at 3 am in the morning dressed in pajamas and paying only 70% of the retail price did I finally realize the allure and value of online shopping. And once I discovered the wonderful nation of coupons, shopping, as I know it has never been the same.
Do you enjoy online shopping? And what according to you are its biggest benefits? Share your views with me in the comment section. 

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  2. Smita7:23 pm

    Thanks for this post.
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