Published on February 22nd, 2018 | by News Desk1
Online Shopping Fests Getting Popular in Pakistan
Just like any other nation in the world, Pakistanis love shopping. There was a time when people used to plan and travel long distances just to buy casual items. Since the time Internet took all the charge and altered lifestyle in Pakistan, the way people shop changed, too. Why go out and face the hustle and bustle of the market when everything is at your fingertips? People prefer online shopping nowadays, as it is a fest getting popular in Pakistan. The obvious reasons for the preference and growth of online shopping fests in Pakistan are given below.
- Low Cost/Discount Offers
A number of online stories launched in Pakistan in the past few years. Since people show a great inclination towards buying from the web, the online businesses are making the most of this trend. However, this creates a great level of competition in the market, too. As a result, most of the online stores offer lowered prices and discount offers to attract customers and thrive in the business. This works both ways because the customers save money and businessmen earn a great deal, too.
- Traveling Cost Saved
The outdoor shopping involves traveling expenses. You have to burn fuel to reach the mall and come back home. Also, you have to go from one place to another to buy different items that also include fuel cost. You save all the traveling expenses when you buy from the web. There are several online shopping sites such as Goto and GetNow which offer free home delivery on all of their products. This free delivery option is really a fest that customers prefer and enjoy the most.
- Convenience and Happiness
A man knocks at your door and tells you he has your package right here. Isn’t it amazing that you just have to browse through the website, click on a product, confirm your order, and just wait for it to be delivered? You don’t even have to move and you have the desired item right at your doorstep. Especially in Pakistan where roads are all messy in most of the cities, it’s a blessing to avail such a convenience.
- No Impulsive Buying
Doesn’t it happen that you step out to buy one product and end up buying multiple ones that you don’t even need? That’s called impulsive buying and it cost you a lot. You regret it when you come back home because you waste money on something that you don’t even need. The inability to touch and feel a product over the web is both a blessing and a curse. However, take it as a blessing here because it saves you from impulsive buying and you purchase only what you need.
- Saves Time and Energy
Apart from traveling cost, the online shopping saves a great amount of your time and energy. As mentioned above, everything is at your fingertips so you just have to choose a product and add to cart. What is more, it doesn’t require physical efforts that are inevitable in external buying.