online shopping

  

Definition

The act of purchasing products or services over the Internet. Online shopping has grown in popularity over the years, mainly because people find it convenient and easy to bargain shop from the comfort of their home or office. One of the most enticing factor about online shopping, particularly during a holiday season, is it alleviates the need to wait in long lines or search from store to store for a particular item.

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  • Online shopping has revolutionized the business world by making everything anyone could want available by the simple click of a mouse button.

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  • Local retailers are attempting to expand their footprints by offering goods for sale via online shopping so as to better compete with the likes of Amazon.

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  • Lena has received many packages in the mail, as well as a high credit card bill, because she has become addicted to online shopping.

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