Retailers do not stay behind when it comes to online ordering. There is a huge demand when it comes to getting items at your door on time. It is nothing of the ordinary, online ordering is a big deal for many of us. According to the National Public Radio approximately 90% of Americans order online, and around 40% order monthly on Amazon! Amazon is making a killing when it comes to ordering online.
Here are a few of the retailers that have implemented online ordering. You might not have even visited their website, but at times it is easier to just log in and order.
- Ace Hardware — Orders are ready for pickup the same day if the order was placed at least four hours before the applicable store closes.
- Best Buy
- CVS — Ready in as little as one hour.
- Dollar Tree
- Fry’s Electronics
- Hallmark — Ready in as little as three hours.
- Home Depot — Ready in two hours for most orders.
- Kohl’s — Ready in four hours, typically.
- Office Depot/Office Max — Ready in one hour.
- Pier 1 Imports
- Staples — Ready in one hour.
- Walmart — Ready in four hours (unless the order was placed after 6 p.m.) for regular online orders. For more information about grocery online orders, visit the Walmart Grocery website.
Online ordering has expanded so many retailer sales. But only the strong survive in the retail world. Having an online ordering system is the only way you can keep your business alive. Customers opt out of retailers that don’t have their products in store.
As humans, we learn from our mistakes and correct them with the right actions. We see what fits us best, and we stick to that plan. In this case, is going up to a physical store and not finding what you went to get. After looking for parking for 20 minutes, walking out of the car, looking around the big store and not finding what you are looking for is such a drag! Once you have gone through that feeling of rejection, all you want to do is make it right. So many customers just decide to order online instead.
Ordering online has lots of perks.
There are people that don’t have the time of day to drive to the store. There is never anytime if live in busy cities such as Los Angeles and New York. There is too much traffic and too many people in the store to be shopping. By simply logging in to the website at the comfort of your own home is better than going into the hectic stores.
Solution: Just order online to skip driving, waiting, and spending too much time in store.
Then you have the shipping option. Getting it shipped for free to your door is the best thing ever! Why would you want to pay for shipping nowadays? We are so used to retailers offering us free shipping that when we see shipping charges, our eyes seem to widen up a bit. This is because successful retailers such as Amazon provide free shipping for selective orders or Prime Members. They even provide Same day or Next day shipping! This is how this retail stays on top, by providing simple perks that will go a long way for the customers’ needs.