In this eCommerce era, it has become possible to find the best deals using a smartphone or a laptop, and get it shipped to your doorstep. It also became possible to score deals in stores, online and through apps.
There are 3 ways to shop smart and save money in 2019, before buying, while buying and after purchase.
1-How to save money before buying an item?
When I find a product I want or need, the first step is to decide whether to purchase it online or in store. Then what store or online platform offers the best quality to price ratio. I also look at some elements that I believe to be very important before making any purchase:
-Shipping Policy: It's important to know if a price tag online comes with free shipping or if the customer is responsible for this cost.
-Return Policy: It's also important to find out if a seller or a shopping platform offers free returns or not. With a free return policy in place, the seller will pay for the return shipping cost if the customer does not like the item received.
-Location: Where is the item you are purchasing being shipped from? The items origin location will determine how long it should take for your item to arrive. However there are a lot of online sellers that use the drop shipping method. When the consumer purchases, the seller (who doesn't have the item on hand) then has the manufacturer or a 3rd party entity ship the item to the customer. These items are usually being shipped from overseas from countries like China, which will take a lot longer for the for the item to arrive. If you are OK waiting that long for shipping it makes no sense to go through a drop shipper, you could pay less by going directly to Alibabba or ALiexpress websites.
Following are some ways I use to score some good deals
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-Goodwill Outlet Store
Goodwill Outlet is a good example of a store that I never visited before 2018. Now I can go there and buy as many items as I want for very cheap, and if I'm lucky enough that day, I can find some brand name items , to keep or resell online. I can pay up to $ 1.49 for a pound of clothes (prices vary depending on location). The Goodwill outlet in my opinion is not only for someone who resells online. I encourage you to visit the Goodwill outlet store in your area, it's an experience that you will enjoy if you like finding deals, and it's for a good cause. If you decide to go after reading this article or if you have been there, please share with us your experience in the comments area for everyone to learn from
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