Online Shopping

Online shopping is a form of commerce that allows consumers to purchase products or services over the Internet. It is also called e-commerce, online retailing, and e-tailing. Using various devices, such as computers, tablets, and smartphones, consumers can find a broad range of products and services with the help of online searches. Customers need to have Internet access and a form of payment accepted by the online store, including credit cards, debit cards, PayPal, and bitcoins. The retailer then ships the physical products through the postal system or couriers or uses an in-store pickup system. Electronic products are usually delivered digitally. Online shopping entails both business-to-consumer and business-to-business relations, and it can also include retailers that use multiple retail forms, including brick-and-mortar stores. This entry ...

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