Online shopping is a form of electronic commerce which allows consumers to directly buy goods or services from a seller over the internet using web browser. English entrepreneur Michael Aldrich invented online shopping in 1979.During 1980s he designed manufactured sold, maintained many online shopping systems using videotext. Few years back internet shopping was not popular in India. But, today the scenario has changed and this online shopping has started registering its presence in the market. These days we see different internet shop portals which offer almost every thing that we need from fashion items to home furnishing items or any daily need items and its competition has also increased.
There are benefits for tech savvy people as it saves time and energy that goes into physical form of shopping. There are also chances of saving money if you shop online because online stores offers lots of attractive discounts and various deals offered by various websites on a day to day basis. There are lots of shopping websites in India. This makes life very easy and gives more alternatives for shopping. Many people make their daily purchases online. Today, there are online shops even of grocers. Rice, pulse, oil, and stationary goods are also bought online. The online grocery stores also sell fruits, vegetables, potato, onions, bread, butter, etc. Some of the benefits as following:
1. Online shopping saves time
2. Online shopping is quite flexible
3. In case of online shopping thousands of different products are available in one website
4. There is a high chance of actual product different form perceived product
5. Online shopping is transparent
Well doing online shopping is not always perfect it carries certain disadvantage . For example if you order cloths online at times you may find the colour of the cloths is not up to the mark or size may be big or too small etc.
But as again everything in this word carries certain merits as well as demerits so online shopping is not exceptional so naturally all this merits covers its flaws and makes online shopping much more popular and in upcoming days it will enhance more in its popularity .