History of Online Shopping
World’s first Business-to-Consumer (B2C) Tele-shopping system was developed in 1984. Before this, Business-to-Business (B2B) ecommerce services were being offered but that was not for general customers.
Amazon (1995) and eBay (1996) are pioneers of online shopping industry in world.
What is Online Shopping?
A shopping will be said online shopping when customers buy goods or services directly from a supplier instantaneously, over Internet. Online Shop, Online Store, Virtual Store, E-Store, Internet Shop or Web Shop are the forms of Business to Consumer (B2C) E-Commerce.
Top Ranking Online Shops in Pakistan
Trend to shop online has been increasing in Pakistan due to ease. As it will be very convenient for you to find your desired item on internet store, view full specifications images videos and price of item, can place order through internet and you will receive your product/item at your doorstep very next day, in most cases.
Several ways are being used to place order in Pakistan; over internet, through call, toll free call or SMS. As well as there are many payment options available too; Credit Cards (Master Card, American Express, Visa etc), eMoney (Pay Pal, Alert Pay, Google Checkout etc), Debit Card, Billing through Phone Bill, Payment on Delivery, Payment through Online Banking, Postal Money Order, Check and Bank Draft etc. But Credit Cards for Foreign Online Stores and Payment on Delivery for National Online Stores are widely being used.
|Online Shopping in Pakistan|
There are too many Pakistani Online Stores but we are giving here Best 5:
HomeShopping.pk claimed that it is the largest online shopping network of Pakistan with offices in Pakistan, USA and China. Wide range of products; Arts, Shoes, Books, Bags, Consumer Electronics, Computers, Car Accessories, Security Gadgets and Property etc.
Daraz.pk is not very old but has got its place in the leading online shops in very less time with the quality of their products and services. Daraz.pk deals in dresses, shoes, accessories, jewelry, bags, beauty products and lifestyle items. It offers 9500+ products from 300+ brands. Free Shipping, Cash on Delivery, 7 Days Return, Sale Discounts and International Delivery are few features of this store.
Symbios.pk Reasonable prices and free shipping to anywhere in Pakistan. Sports, Mobile Phones, Computers, Laptops, Gifts, Islamic Products, Toys, Bulls and Bakras for Qurbani,
Shophive.com Offers great deals in mainly electronic home appliances.
Vmart.pk offers Competitive Price, Free Delivery and Cash on Delivery.
There are several other Pakistani online shopping stores which are good in many ways but not included in this list. These Pakistani or Foreign Online Shopping Stores, which offer services in Pakistan, may be included in this list by writing about it in COMMENTS.
Alibaba and Amazon also operate in Pakistan.