A few decades ago, the ideas of shopping online were not as popular as today. People talked about it as an unsecure method of shopping. Nowadays, it becomes a new trend of shopping. For most people, it’s the fastest and cheapest way to buy all the thing that they need. They just need to access the Internet with a computer, and then they can easily do the shopping online at anywhere and anytime. As the result, thousands of online shopping websites were born. However, it is not easy to find a reliable website. Therefore, I’m going to evaluate three famous online shopping websites: eBay, Amazon, and Rakuten base on the designs, products, prices, and payment security.
First of all, eBay is the world's largest online marketplace and a global phenomenon. Regarding the design, the main layout color is the white accent color combination blue. It is a minimalistic and consistent style which makes eBay website unique. On the homepage, we can find not only daily offers, but also the recommended products for our own references. Moreover, sellers are coming from all over the world, so eBay’s products are plentiful and fairly priced. Shoppers can find everything from electronic devices, books, clothes, to the automobiles. For instance, it’s not hard to find an Apple iPhone 5 for sale with a reasonable price. Most people care about online safety because we use our payment information to check out, so the security of the website is another important feature. In my opinion, everyone can absolutely trust eBay. It uses PayPal as its default payment method; the PayPal payment process prevents third parties from stealing personal information and credit card information. eBay takes care our security and privacy very seriously.
Talking about online shopping, we can’t forget to mention Amazon, a competitor of eBay. At the first glance, we can’t neglect the similarities in the layout of those two websites. Its main color is white, but Amazon uses