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Online vs Offline Shopping in Nepal

Written by Roshan Bhattarai · 1 min read >

With the increase in the use of the internet, the trend of online shopping is going up. With online shopping, you need not have to look for goods over different shops. Online shopping brings all goods you want in one store. But online shopping has some cons too. Likewise, offline shopping has its pros and cons too. Today, in this article we will discuss online shopping or offline shopping which one is best for you.

Before We Begin

Shopping is the activity of buying goods from the shops or stores. Two types of shopping are online shopping and offline shopping. So now, let us talk about online shopping and offline shopping, in brief, that will make you clear about Online shopping or offline shopping: which one is best for you?

Offline Shopping

Online Shopping or Offline Shopping
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First, let us talk about Offline shopping. Offline shopping is the shopping method in which a buyer physically visits the shop or counter for shopping. Here below are the pros and cons of offline shopping.


Don’t have to wait for delivery
Buy your product by touching and feeling with real experience
Safe in payment
The traditional way of shopping, thus anyone with or without knowledge of the digital world can shop
The exchange process is easier
Buy products that suit and fits you
Salesmen can guide you with the product you want.
In online shopping, you usually require your email id. But with offline shopping, you don’t need to have it, which secures your privacy.

These are the pros of offline shopping. Here below are the cons of offline shopping.


Discounts and offers are for a limited time
Cant compare products because options are less
Products are expensive

These are the pros and cons of offline shopping. Now let us move on to the pros and cons of online shopping.

Online Shopping

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Online shopping is a form of electronic commerce, that allows consumers to directly buy goods or services from a seller over the Internet. Here below are the pros and cons of online shopping. Daraz, Sastodeal, HamroBazar, etc. are some of the top best online shopping sites.

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Shop anywhere and anytime you want
Saves time and money
More options are available
You can get reviews from the buyers of the product.
Compare your products
Multiple payment options

These are the pros of online shopping. Here below are the cons of online shopping.


Delivery takes time in online shopping
You can not touch and feel the product. Thus, products in online shopping have a quality issue
Returning and exchanging products takes time
Size and fitting issue
Frauds, cybercrime, and scams are high in online shopping

These are the pros and cons of online shopping.

Online shopping and offline shopping both have their pros and cons. I hope, after reading this article, you got to know online shopping or offline shopping, which one is best for you. Thank you for reading. If you find this article helpful, please like and share this article. Stay safe.