You can argue that online shopping has supplanted in store buying as the preferred method of devouring and accumulating various products and items that range from must haves to actual essentials.
What you're purchasing online should be viewed as more than just an afterthought particularly with certain buys that are better left in the store, rather than taking the chance of ordering and leaving the transaction completely unsatisfied and wishing you would have skipped the online checkout in favor of an actual line of people and person behind a register.
So what exactly shouldn't you buy online?
One big ticket item that stands out from the crowd as far as avoiding buying online is any sort of vehicle. Buying sight unseen might work for cutlery, drapes or other random household items but doesn't work with something as expensive and worthwhile as a car, truck or SUV.
Cars seem like an obvious choice when it comes to avoidance as part of online buying but what about clothing? You'd think that clothing is one of those online genres that is tailor made for online shopping, along with electronics or bedding. But clothing can be quite the swing and miss in terms of online shopping, unless of course you're stocking up on an item that you've already purchased in store. Taking the chance that those jeans you fell in love with online are going to fit as perfectly as they look in that picture. The same can be said for dresses and tops in particular. The problem is clothing looks so amazing and perfect online that it's hard to pass on but common sense and buying acumen should take precedent, as hard as that may be to do when it comes to shopping.
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