Online shopping disasters

Online shopping disasters: Expectation vs Reality

Online shopping disasters can really make you question the legitimacy of online shopping. Last month, I was at the receiving end of it. I was waiting for the latest Kindle Fire to launch and I ordered it online. What I got instead was a photo frame. I had to call customer support and return it. This was the first time such a thing had happened to me, and it was weird. But most online shopping disasters happen with clothes and footwear. My neighbour Sara ordered a medium-sized dress online and got a dress that was twice her size. Now this could happen to anyone as judging sizes online can be tricky. Even the product specification may not be helpful at times. I would like to share one more experience my sister had when she bought two books online. The titles were part one and part two of a series. But when she opened them, only the cover was different and the text inside was the same. She returned both the books and swore never to buy online again. These experiences really make you feel that it is not worth shopping online if you can face such troubles. However, you can enjoy the experience if you are careful, and what to be careful of I will share in the next post.