You must be on the same track as others. What I meant to say is that are you one of those guys who prefers to shop online rather than go hunting at every brick and mortar shop in the vicinity? If you just said yes, then this article is of your concern. This article talks about some facts and tips about online shopping for men’s clothing.
Facts About Online Shopping
1. Online shopping started in 1979 by Michael Aldrich.
2. Some of the largest online retailer stores are eBay, Amazon.com and Alibaba. They have almost everything you desire from clothing to house ware tools and more.
3. According to Wikipedia- Singles Day (11th November) is the largest shopping day with sales just in Alibaba’s sites at US$9.3 billion in 2014.
4. E-commerce B2C product sales totaled $142.5 billion, representing about 8% of retail product sales in the United States. The $26 billion worth of clothes sold online represented about 13% of the domestic market, and with 35% of men looking online for apparel, it has become one of the most popular cross-shopping categories.
These were some of the facts that you might have known or probably not. Let us look at the advantages of shopping online for men’s clothing.
Advantages of online shopping for men’s clothing
Price comparison: This is one of the biggest advantages that a person gets when he shops online. With numerous websites/stores that offer menswear, you have the opportunity to select from the styles that are very popular; from the most basic article that is men’s underwear to shirts, pants, jackets and more.
Availability of choices: From my personal experience, I generally don’t get such a huge variety at brick and mortar shops than the online stores. You get your desired colors, fabrics, cuts, styles and more according to your wish list. For example, if we talk about men’s underwear- you get everything from men’s brief underwear to men’s thongs or even men’s bikini underwear that match your personality.
Easy search options: The top stores make sure that customers easily find what they’re looking for. Hence, they create easy search filters such as size, color, style, price and more in order to get the best for the wearers.
Feedback options: Every product comes with a review page that helps you voice your opinion about the product you bought. This helps the brand and the store to provide better service the next time.
Timely delivery: One of the most loved aspects- timely deliveries by stores is what attracts most of the working class males. They need not waste their time in searching every store and can easily shop while on the run or even on weekends without going out. With faster delivery options, you are also benefited and it prevents the chances of you are not looking good at any event/occasion.
Lastly, there are some precautionary measures that you must pay heed to. They are:
Check size: This is the most important aspect that many people tend to forget and then they are left with no choices. A size smaller or bigger would not give the perfect fit. Hence, make sure you check, compare and measure your size properly before you end up buying the wrong size.
Read return policy: After you got the wrong size, if you’re not well aware about the return policies; you might end up wasting your money. So, it is always better to go through the return policies before you place an order. This helps you throughout the process of product delivery to getting the new one or the refund amount.
Fabric content: It is not important that what you see on the screen is what you get in hand. The fabric composition mentioned are many times different from what you pay for and what you get. So, be careful.