11 Reasons Online Shopping Is Better
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11 Reasons Online Shopping Is Better

Although shopping at malls is fun, online shopping is a lifesaver.

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11 Reasons Online Shopping Is Better
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While shopping online has its risks, the convenience and simplicity of it make it one of the best developments in modern technology. Online stores like Amazon and eBay popularized this practice, and it has become an integral part of society. While regular shopping will always remain a unique, enjoyable experience, online shopping its own set of perks.

1. You can shop worldwide

You no longer have to travel all the way to those limited Brandy Melville locations across the country if you can just purchase their adorable clothing online. Worldwide shopping also makes it possible to receive goods like stationary all the way from Japan.

2. You can shop at millions of stores in one hour

If you get bored of shopping for clothes, you can quickly switch gears to random gadgets on Amazon. The options are endless, and you can go from one type of store to the exact opposite in just seconds.

3. You can sort with filters

If you’re shopping on a budget, you can shop prices low to high to stay away from expensive items. If you need something black, you can sort by color. If you’re a certain size, you can shop by size to avoid getting attached to something that won’t fit you.

4. Budgeting is easier

Shopping clearance, fulfilling buy one get one free deals and getting free shipping are far easier when you can check your basket each time you add a new item.

5. You can buy larger quantities

If you need ten of one type of shirt for a group, you are almost always guaranteed enough, but this may not be the case at physical stores.

6. There is a much larger variety

You get the brand’s full stock online, but at stores, you can only browse the inventory they have remaining. In smaller, more remote locations, the variety tends to be small.

7. You can compare to other stores

If you’re looking for a specific type of clothing, but you aren’t as picky about the store you get it from, you can have multiple tabs open to compare your options. If you’re looking for brand name items, you can check multiple stores that carry it for the most affordable option too.

8. You don’t have to leave your comfy couch

You also don’t have to change out of your pajamas and fuzzy socks.

9. You don’t have to deal with crowds

Online shopping is a major win on Black Friday. You don’t have to deal with long lines, sweaty people, messy shelves and late nights. Even on a regular day, you don’t have to deal with parking and crowded malls if you aren’t up for it.

10. You can still return it

Not being able to physically hold an item is probably one of the biggest drawbacks of online shopping, but this does not mean you’re stuck with it if you don’t end up liking it. Most shops have the option to ship an unwanted purchase back for a full refund.

11. You can shop at any time of the day

If you suddenly feel like going on a shopping at midnight, no store hours can stop you from emptying your wallet.

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