Are you a housewife shopping on line for the men in your family? Or conversely, are you a banker planning to blow your savings on shopping online for the women in your life? Well regardless of whether you’re a man, woman, geek, shopaholic housewife, banker or fashionista, online shopping websites are your ideal destination. You could be too tired to shop during the week, too lazy to get out of the house on weekends, you could have a husband who isn’t productive in the dress store or you could simply be mightily frustrated with the collection in town; that’s where online shopping websites kick in. Sounds like some of you male readers don’t believe me. Let’s hash it out, shall we?
Exhibit A – Online Shopping for Men
Shopping in itself is a tough sell as far as men are concerned. Online shopping for men is a far cry to date. It would sound pretty bizarre to all when one would speak of shopping online for shoes for men and for apparel and accessories, which sounds like light years ahead in the evolution of man. But think of this, no nagging wife or girlfriend in the background, no wailing kids who make you want to run out of the store screaming and no more yammering salesmen going for the hard sell. Doesn’t ‘online shopping for men’s’ compare to a wanderer coming across an oasis? Well, that’s for men in general. What happens when you have to shop for the ‘fairer’ the ‘mysterious species’ the ‘Venus’ dwellers? ‘Mars’ dwellers, your life would be a lot easier if you had another woman’s opinion helping you shop for the perfect gift. Easier than asking random women at the store for their opinions and getting slapped for it is to go online and open a portal to a whole new world; by which I mean ONLINE SHOPPING WEBSITES. Online shopping for women is made child’s play- apparel, accessories, shoes, bath and beauty products, hair care products and even the stereotypical home and kitchen appliances for your woman in one place.
Exhibit B – Online Shopping for Mobiles
Irrespective of whether you’re a man or a woman, there is no one you or I know who does not have a mobile phone. Yeah, owning a smartphone is up for debate but mobiles nevertheless. Most of us purchase mobile phones after drooling over ads on the tube or after recommendation by a friend and many of us still end up being unhappy. What if you could read up on not only all the specifications of the phone but also on user experiences and once you have your heart set on one just go ahead and order for it right then and there. While online shopping for men has just about started to sound appealing after my paragraph long monologue, convenience is always the first priority for men and I’m pretty sure that the selling point then for online shopping for mobiles cannot be made easier than at the click of a button. I don’t really have to sell this stuff to women and geeks because they’re pre-programmed to be smart.
If you have concerns over how you can trust online shopping websites then you really have no reason to worry. Most websites these days offer ‘try to buy’ options or for that matter, if you shop online shoes for men you can conveniently return them and get your money back within a couple of days. In fact, a lot of these websites give you a thirty day period within which you can return it and either have their personnel pick it up at a location convenient to you or ship it yourself and be reimbursed for the cost you’ve incurred. Keeping up with the times whether it be with fashion or technology has never been easier than click-and-buy at online shopping websites.
He is a fitness coach, musicologist and ethnomusicologist. He is a National Fitness Trainer, in Indonesia, and University Professor, Emeritus of the Department of Composition and Theory, the College of Music of the University of Jakarta Indonesia.