The advent of the Internet has paved the way to a lot of things for all of us. Not only can we read/send emails, talk/chat, do banking online, or work but we can also shop using our computers at the comfort of our homes or office. Shopping these days like what I'm always saying has become easier and convenient for many of us shoppers. No need to go to a store which can be far away from your place just to buy a present for someone or stuff that you need because we can already do the shopping just in front of our computer.
All we need to have are desktop computer/laptop/mobile phones or tablet, internet connection, credit card/paypal to finish your online transactions. It's even more convenient because some sellers are offering various ways to pay other than your CC or paypal and because of these more shoppers are enticed to buy online.
Online stores also have mushroomed the past few years and this rapid growth gave online shoppers more options to buy items that sometimes they will not normally find on local stores. A lot of stores also give regular discounts or promos to their customers to increase sales and profits while a lot of shoppers also believe that there are more great deals at online stores, which I believe is also true.
More shoppers also do their searches and price comparisons using their preferred gadgets and NRF even say that 5-7% of US shoppers used their mobile phones. I see no reason why these stats will not go up because our gadgets help a lot in our online shopping and with the holidays coming, I can feel that the rates will soar high.
Let's go shopping and enjoy the perks of shopping at our homes!