Mrs. Shelia Salins
Compare and Contrast Essay
October 21, 2014
Shopping Within the Convenience of Your Home
Shopping is the act of buying products from stores. Shopping is a part of everyday life. Some customers use shopping for only necessary purposes while others love to shop. Shopping is a fun activity and reduce stress. Two forms of shopping are online and traditional shopping. Traditional shopping is a form of shopping that happens in mall or stores. Online shopping, on the other hand, is a form of shopping that happens through internet access. The purpose of my essay is to prove online shopping is more convenient than traditional shopping. Although there are differences between traditional and online shopping, both have similarities. They both contain sales to help reduce cost of items. Another characteristic is the varieties of stores that people can purchase goods.
Also, customers can have an interactive experience with both traditional and online shopping. Both traditional and online shopping has a fun experience, but an appropriate choice depends on several factors like convenience, stress level, waiting period, variety of clothing, and risk.
Unlike traditional shopping, online shopping is more convenient for the average person. Online shopping requires the internet and a credit or debit card to make purchase. Shopping online is available anytime with the help of a computer and doesn't have a set location. However, traditional shopping has store hours which isn't always best for the customer (Montaldo 2007). Having store hours is a disadvantage because some stores open late and close early therefore people that work late will not be able to get to the store or mall in a timely manner. Traditional shopping, on the other hand, customers have to abide by the store hours, so if you...