Who does not enjoy shopping conveniently? Let’s admit, every one of us has at least one time or another shopped online using technology. There are many reasons, we can say that why most of us have switched to online shopping than going to the store.
If you look around, you will see that there is an impressive growth in technology; and, we cannot ignore the fact that it can fulfill your everyday demands and requirements. For a person who has to handle many other things at the same, technology is a perfect replacement.
Let’s say you are a working mom who has to take care of many kids; from dropping them to school to going for shopping for daily needs, and, at the same time rush to your office, your everyday schedules are not so easy. So, if at least you can cut off one routine for a day, you will be able to save a little amount of energy. And, this is also applicable to every busy person.
Anyway, let’s get this straight. If we go back in time where the method of online shopping or selling online was not there, somehow people could manage but at the same time, they would have to bear the time that is taken, traveling expenses, hectic traffic jams etc. But nowadays, with the advancement of technology people are able to lessen their burdens. Watch this video:
Why online shopping?
Not only does online shopping allow you to explore varieties of products and offers but also save your time and energy. If you consider the time that you will take to go out and shop, and the energy that you will have to waste on it, online shopping makes it a lot easier. The use of location-based marketing, mobile technology, and data analytics has made it even more satisfactory to the general customers.
With the ongoing trend of technology and the popular use of smartphones, it has almost changed the shopping scenario and the shopping behavior of the people. Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI) predicts that the proliferation of smartphones will increase by 13% globally from 2015 to 2020 and wearables will grow by 44% throughout the forecast period.
Another benefit as to why online shopping is better is that you can get best prices and offers. this is because products come to you directly from the manufacturers or the sellers without the middlemen being involved.
When it comes to making payments, digital has transformed even the method of paying money. Majority of the people have started using online credit, debit card, internet banking etc. there are plenty of payment gateways that simply make it very safe and convenient for people to utilize. As per ET report, less than a third of the total targeted transactions are via digital modes and the government aims to meet 25 billion digital payments by end of 2018.
According to a report on digital payments in India, total payments via digital instruments are expected to touch $500 billion by 2020.
Take it or not, the new digital era has changed every aspect when it comes to the way of living. From convenience to the mode of modes of payments, it is much simpler today as compared to the old generation.