Living with the Internet: Online shopping
Living with the Internet: Online shopping

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Living with the Internet: Online shopping

6 How to do it – online shopping

General principles

In principle, online shopping is simple and involves the following stages:

  • You find a site that sells what you want (possibly using a search engine, but more frequently going to a site which you know (from personal experience, word of mouth or advertising) sells the desired goods.

  • Having found on the site, you then locate – by searching or browsing – the goods in its online catalogue.

  • You then fill in an online form, giving your address and credit card details.

  • You submit your order.

  • The company operating the site then dispatches the goods.

Now let's look at a specific example.


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