(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Online shopping has noticeably grown in Kuwait due to various reasons such as save of effort, time and availability of a wide-scale display of items that can be easily examined.
Laden Al-Abdul-Razzag, owner of the store, Walkin Closet, for clothes and accessories of internationally renowned labels, said her promotion of the items through the internet, namely social websites the facebook and twitter, resulted in increasing number of her customers.
Easy promotion of the store and its items enhanced its reputation not only locally but also abroad, Abdul-Razzag told Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).
Interaction with the clients on the internet, namely exchange of ideas and proposals, has contributed in upgrading services and promoting the products, she affirmed.
Ali Abdul-Rahman, an employee at a local bank, said he entirely depends on the electronic shopping, particularly for purchase of electronic sets, spare parts and telephones, but he abstains from resorting to the websites for buying other items such as shoes and clothes, fearing that sizes may not fit. However, some dealers can be sought for they accept return of the purchased goods.
His purchase surfing covers food, movies, household items and needs as well as personal things, that are delivered within maximum one hour.
Nora Al-Mefrej, a media company staff member, said surveying the internet for purchase is easy, diverse and entertaining, where a large amount of commodities can be examined. Such shopping spares her time and effort of the traditional direct shopping, particularly in these times of the year when the weather is too hot, in addition to traffic jams and difficulty of parking the car.
Al-Merej shops on the computer other things such as flowers that can be addressed to friends easily.
Fatmah Ali says she does not trust such form of dealing and prefers going personally to the markets and malls to closely examine, touch and try the purchased pieces, particularly clothes. However, she scans the sites to examine latest fashion and innovations for preliminary assessment of the item. Moreover, she doesn't trust electronic payments and favors the traditional way of paying.