Common Shopping Mistakes During Cyber Monday

simplyoj By simplyoj, 5th Mar 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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After Thanksgiving Day, comes Cyber Monday Madness. It is a an exciting event for shoppers where department stores and online retail shops offers huge discounts, special offers, free shipping, coupons, and more. Shoppers can take advantage of these offers, but sometimes fall into common shopping mistakes during Cyber Monday.

Common Shopping Mistakes During Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday Madness is one of the much awaited event of the year for shoppers and for moms busy preparing for the holiday which happens every after of Thanksgiving Day. Department stores, big and small retail stores ensures they offer big discounts and inventory are full of stocks while shoppers search for the best deals.
Have you been successful for the past Cyber Mondays or experienced one or two shopping mistakes? Here are the common shopping mistakes of shoppers:

Shopping without preparations. Lack of preparations including your shopping list before Cyber Monday will not give you big savings. Deals and Clearance Sales can be too attractive that shoppers fall into impulse buying without the list. Make a wish list for your personal shopping or shopping for the early Christmas gifts. Start window shopping, it is important to keep abreast of the upcoming special offers and promotions, and begin collecting coupon codes. Make use of comparative websites that offers comparative reports between websites in terms of prices and services.

Overspending. Lack of prepared list, one can be lead to overspending which means shopping beyond budget. Many desirable online deals and big discounts are just a click away. Everything becomes a “need” and “want”, right shoppers? Cyber Monday means great savings that is why overspending should not comes first.

Being scammed online. Shop at trusted retail shopping websites which offers deals during Cyber Monday. Online identity thefts are rampant where some unverified retail websites may send email offers which contains links with viruses or Cyber infections, re-directing to unknown sites to steal your information. Rule of thumb is to be aware of these scams and be vigilant when shopping online.

Inappropriate dress when shopping at department stores during Cyber Monday. Getting stuck inside the crowd and feeling too exhausted? Aside from online shopping, many still opt to go with the traditional way of shopping at department stores. If you are brave enough to deal with the traffic and the physical stress at department stores, brace yourself with your best comfortable clothes and shoes. Wearing high-heels is definitely not advisable unless you are 100% percent comfortable with it.

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author avatar yugasini
5th Mar 2013 (#)

Most I do not prefer to visit Monday for shopping, have a nice day

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author avatar Rose*
24th Nov 2013 (#)

Not all bargains are really bargains. Many shops put their prices up before Cyber Monday, just so they can show a "discount" when they put it back to the correct price!

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