Online Purchases are more prevalent than ever before. They have changed from the traditional. The credit card or PayPal account makes funds instantly available and allows the funds for quick payment.
With the advent of increasingly fast, efficient order fulfillment services from companies like Amazon, consumers enjoy gratification of a fast process. They get their merchandise without having to physically make a trip to the bank, or go to a store to browse. Consumers can look over many products online, read specifications, dimensions, size, etc. right from the comfort of home. They can do quick price comparisons, quality surveys, view comments, reviews, and offers online before buying.
Once the desired item is found, they take advantage of the more efficient order fulfillment processes of today. Internet shopping has become a very gratifying way of moving product for the consumer as well as the seller. For the consumer, online purchases can be delivered to the door step within a couple days. The consumer also no longer needs to spend time in physical stores, only to find the item out of stock or not available. Usually information is readily available with accurate delivery date, and order tracking. For the seller of products, the order fulfillment is a more efficient, logistical driver of merchandise. In many cases it can be outsourced very efficiently thru delivery companies that specialize in moving product. The result is a type of gratification for customers that enjoy receiving packages within a few days of ordering. They are not having to go out in bad weather, navigate traffic, talk to salesmen, wait to get served, or in lines. There is also gratification for the seller who doesn’t concentrate so much on a sales force or physical stores. They can be more focused on supplying product, order processing and quantity of online purchases.
The day of Online purchases is here.