Nowadays, with the rapid development of information technology, internet and electronic commerce have been very popular in our daily lives. For example, it is fashionable for youngsters to purchase daily essentials, such as books, clothes, electrical equipment, on some famous website, like
Taobao, EBay and Alibaba, through many courier companies. As we all known, online shopping has many advantages. Firstly, online shopping is more convenient than traditional means. We can find a shop with so many goods that we may favor, while all these just need clicking our mouse and typing-in the key word of what we want to find. And it also saves our a great some of time. Secondly, more choices than real store are another attraction to customers. Online shopping can provide mass
information about products which can be suit for customers needs, tastes, and preferences. Thirdly, as without traditional warehouses and retail shops, online shopping has can make us gain lower costs and prices. However, in spite of its advantages, we cant turn a blind eye to its disadvantages. Obviously, quality problem is its first disadvantage. Customers always buy fake commodities which are not described as online shops. In addition, its troublesome and annoying for us to make a change when they are not satisfied with what we bought online. The second disadvantage is security issues. When we shop online, we need pay for the commodities by electronic payments, but hackers can invade our computers and steal our information, this is not safe for online shopping.
Many years ago, when the online business first became popular among the public. The manufacturers tried to make some slogans so as to catch more customers. Then the day of November 11th was named the single day, and they gave great discount. Today, it has become a shopping day.
There is no doubt that e-commerce is the future. With more young people rely on the Internet, they get used to purchase online. Looked at the past five years, November 11th gala has been famous around the world for the great profit gained on that day. According to the report, the total income of e-commerce on this gala surpasses the rest days of the year! What a surprise data.
The businessmen sense the great market potential and they advocate people to make purchase on that single day, because there is great discount. If they miss it, they will be regretful. With the successful marketing strategy, all the people are so crazy about this gala. No one can resist the temptation, because there is always something they want.
With the development of the e-commerce, more and more people intent to do the shopping online. There are many advantages of online shopping, yet there are some disadvantages too.
On the one hand, the online shopping are very convenient. Unlike the physical stores, there is no limit of time for you to do the shopping online. And you can find anything in the online store, some of which you may hardly buy at the local. And also, the price is relatively transparent, you can choose the affordable one to buy.
On the other hand, since the goods are only presented by the pictures and descriptions, it is hard to tell its reality, so you might have bought something you don’t like, or even the fake one. Of course you can ask for the after service, but it will increase your cost of the time. And the advertisements on the online shops may make you spend much more money on online shopping without being conscious.
Anyway, the online shopping makes the shopping easier, but please do it with rationality.