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Myrna Medina
8th Wk. Assignment
Myrna Medina
8th Wk. Assignment
Myrna Medina|
Shopping Online|
Advantages & Disadvantages|
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Myrna Medina|
10/20/2011|
DeVry University

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Shopping Online
Advantages & Disadvantages

Shopping online has turned out to be a huge commodity to individuals who, for some specific motive or another, are not capable toward perform their shopping at regular stores during regular shopping hours. This being someone who is taking care of a child at home, someone who may be disabled or an elderly person who may not be up to putting up with the traffic and it inconveniences. Although a lot of us see the many advantages to shopping at a store that never closes (online), we also must see that there are a few disadvantages that could mean a great deal of headaches, money loss, as well as a possible loss to the computer files and memory we may have in it due to a virus we caught on a site we never even heard of before.

While it is very appealing to turn on the computer and the item you have been looking for is being advertised in almost every page you turn, you must also remember to look into these sites prior to placing an order from them simply because they are giving you a good price. That discount could cost you a lot of money in the end as I mentioned earlier. We may also end up waiting a very long time for this item because many times the only people who can make that kind of deal are the makers who are overseas and again, the shipping prices are outrageous!

Another reason we may end up staying at home and doing all the shopping from the internet would be the way some sites make it out to compare prices between stores for the same item you are looking for, therefore, guaranteeing you with the lowest price available. One site that does this is called www.shopping.com. It is a subsidiary of eBay and they assist the customer equally to the same...
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