Online shopping has been a common way of buying goods for the past years already, but because of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic back in 2020, it definitely heightened the usage of e-commerce all over the world as a platform to buy necessities and desired items.
The constraints that the lockdowns and quarantines caused when it comes to in-person shopping paved the way for people to shift to digital shopping because they found comfort and great convenience in using only phones or laptops to buy things locally or internationally.
Time & Energy Saver
Shopping online is less time-consuming than physical shopping, indeed. In just a few clicks, you can make your purchase in seconds without moving elsewhere. No matter which day and what weather, you can shop at any time or even 24/7!
You don’t have to cram work and adjust your schedule just to shop. It’s easier to squeeze in shopping to your schedule now because it’s that hassle-free. Instead of spending too much time traveling to different places and personally checking items you want to buy, in addition to work shifts, online shopping gives you more time to do important things on the side. How convenient!
Fast shipment is also what makes you receive your order quicker than usual because there’s no need to claim your purchased goods somewhere. You can opt for same day delivery at an extra cost, which most people prefer.
Online shopping gives you access to more detailed descriptions of products and everything you need to know about them compared to offline shopping where sometimes, the salesperson accommodating you lacks the knowledge to fully explain basic information and benefits of the products you are interested in hence leading to a decision to not push through with the purchase.
Other than that, there is a variety of choices online that gives consumers alternatives so they can weigh their options better. This is especially beneficial for those who like shopping overseas. If you want to purchase items from the U.S. for example, you instantly have a lot of stores to choose from such as Amazon, eBay, Target, Walmart, etc., to buy all the items that you both need and want. You don’t have to limit yourself to shopping in your country’s geography anymore. You can shop abroad!
Another convenient feature of shopping via e-commerce is the availability of product reviews made by fellow consumers that serves as a basis for you to gauge your decision before purchasing. It states real experiences of people and what they think of the shop or item they just bought with the purpose to inform.
Of course, when you’re shopping online, you’d want a reliable shipping service to bring your packages to you in good condition.
Johnny Air is a trusted forwarder of shipments that allows you to shop all the way from the U.S. to the Philippines. Also known as “your online shopping partner”, Johnny Air aims to provide the safest and smoothest international shipping experience for every individual and business.
Johnny Air ensures clients receive their parcels from the U.S. to the Philippines as soon as possible with a two-week lead time. Learn more about Johnny Air’s shipping services on our website and stay updated by following us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.