Online Shopping: the New Obsession?

  • Online shopping is getting its own place in modern Cambodia.
  • You don’t need visiting the marketplace, you don’t need keeping a track of the opening and closing time, and moreover you can shop on Sundays as well.

Online shopping has emerged as the new obsession of today’s generation. Shop from your home with just a few clicks and get what you desire, delivered at your doorsteps. Online shopping brings many benefits which make it an amazing choice for countless busy shoppers. It covers a wide range of benefits with convenience being the top priority, easy comparison and time saving capacity.

girl at shopping online

How is online shopping a convenience?

Online retailing ensures convenient buying and selling. You don’t need visiting the marketplace, you don’t need keeping a track of the opening and closing time, and moreover you can shop on Sundays as well. What can be more beneficial than this?

The online retailers work 24/7 while for the traditional stores, you have to visit them during normal working hours. It can turn out to be the most crucial advantage of online shopping as working people are short of time. They have to wait for an entire weekend to go for shopping. Online shopping eradicates this concern as shoppers can easily access online website from their devices at their ease.

Additionally, there are many websites and online market places that provide a clear rating scale of each product to make a comparison shopping even easier. For instance is one such marketplace that incorporates rating scale along with detailed product features to ease the consumers. Some websites may further provide charts and figures which compare various features for similar products to facilitate the shoppers in making an accurate comparison of two or more items before making a purchase.

Online shopping going global

How does it feel like to order something from America while sitting at your home in Cambodia? Online shopping has removed all the physical barriers across the globe. Now you can avail the chance of shopping globally and save a great deal of money and time. Buyers are now no longer confined to the simple product category offered by home retailers due to the fact that a massive majority of online trader offers shipping services to many different countries. It increases the ease of buying to obtain hard to find items or items which are a regional specific or which define distinctiveness of a specific area.

Why waste time in scanning bundle of shops?

Get the entire variety of any category online to make an easy comparison of the products you want to shop for. Rather than jumping around quite a lot of traditional stores and memorizing down the details such as prices and quality, now you can simply open two or more browsers to easily compare more than one item of the same category. It builds a fine comparison among the products and facilitates your decision making process.

Advantages further extend to giving the consumer an additional ability to compare items which may not be available in his/her location. Some items are only produced or manufactured in certain regions. Online shopping can easily make comparisons in fetching distantly produced products.

Online shopping showers such an exciting list of beneficiaries making it a justified obsession. Most amazingly it is an excellent means to gift your loved ones who live thousands of miles away from you. Stay in touch with just a click.


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About Albeiro Rodas

Albeiro Rodas (in Cambodia Sky Ly Samnang), is a MA in Digital Communication, independent journalist and a Salesian of Don Bosco from Amalfi, Colombia, based in Cambodia since 1999. He is the creator of the Don Bosco schools of journalism in Sihanoukville and Kep with young people from poor communities and the founder of the Don Bosco Kep Children Fund. Medal for Social Commitment UPB (2010); among the 100 more upstanding Colombians abroad (Marca Colombia, 2012, and among the 12 Colombians that are making this a better world 2013 (

2 responses to “Online Shopping: the New Obsession?”

  1. Nicolas Sosnowiez says :

    Very interesting blog, we’re mobing to Cambodia and your blog is precious ! I heard that online shopping is a bit complicated because of the addresses in Cambodia, sometime they have twice the same number in the street, is it true ?

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