Online shopping vs offline shopping in Canada

Why is it that Canadians, who are shopaholics, still prefer to go physical stores as opposed to shopping online like shoppers in many other advanced, wealthy countries.
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* Edmonton - Alberta - Canada

Sept. 5, 2012 - PRLog -- Why is it that Canadians, who are shopaholics, still prefer to go physical stores as opposed to shopping online like shoppers in many other advanced, wealthy countries. The lack of internet access isn't the issue as Canadians enjoy some of the highest levels of internet access in the world. They also have tons of online stores that are geared toward Canadian shoppers which would seem to mean that they have plenty of choice, however there is a catch. Unfortunately while there are many sites out there for online shopping, Canadians often find that when they try to order items online that the shipping costs are prohibitively high or that the website might not even ship to Canada. This leaves the Canadian shopper annoyed and leaving the online store with a full virtual basket of unpurchased goods that they then go buy at a retail store. For this reason many still to go to the retail stores which may have higher prices but also don't charge exorbitantly high shipping costs. Thus many Canadian websites looking to ship electronics to consumers just haven't taken off like they have elsewhere.

   The lucky Canadian shoppers often have to find dedicated sites like (which declares on its front page that it is proudly Canadian) that provide both the electronics Canadians want along with low shipping rates and prices compared to the other big sites. They can also check the many comparison sites that exist to find out where the lowest prices are but the problem with many of these is that they can lead the shopper back to the same problem they had in the first place: low prices in the store but high shipping charges when the shopper clicks to send the purchases to anywhere in Canada.

   Most of the products shipped out of get shipped within one business day which is much faster than the competition. They also offer a 14-day return policy on many items so that you can be sure that you are getting what you want. If you have large orders then you can also contact customer service inside of the Computer Valley team and they can help you get your larger order to you sooner than is available with other retailers.

   With sites like the shopper can search through all of the items that they would have found in a normal store plus many, many more and still get the best prices around (and low shipping rates). has been providing quality items and extremely competitive prices to Canada and is the clear choice for any Canadian shopper. This is a good change to see as many Canadians would prefer to shop online and there has been a slight shift in that direction in the past few years. However until more people find out about the cheap prices and easy shipping on sites like then Canadians will still stick with the older, retail shops that have been their expensive mainstay for years while missing out on the savings a wide product selection they could have had. Check out the great prices for yourself at
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