International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Commerce and Economic Studies | India | Volume 12 Issue 10, October 2023 | Rating: 5.7 / 10


Balancing Convenience with Caution: Navigating the Downsides of Online Shopping

Maheena Anayat


Abstract: This article explores the multifaceted disadvantages of online shopping in todays digital age, shedding light on various challenges that consumers encounter. It delves into risks related to personal information and financial security, the complexities of evaluating product quality, shipping and delivery challenges, and the profound impact on local businesses and communities. To empower online shoppers, the article concludes by offering practical insights to mitigate these drawbacks, emphasizing the importance of prioritizing security, conducting thorough research, understanding return policies, supporting local businesses, and practicing environmental consciousness. By making informed decisions, consumers can strike a balance between the conveniences and challenges of online shopping, ensuring its responsible and sustainable integration into our retail landscape.


Keywords: Online shopping, E - commerce, digital marketplace, 24/7 accessibility


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 10, October 2023,


Pages: 1065 - 1069



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