Shop shoes online is a simple, easy process. All you need is a computer or internet enabled phone, credit card, and an address and voila, you can start shopping. It’s a select, pay, order and wait for the delivery model.
Ensure the shop you buy from is credible and preferably has a known physical store. Their website should be secure, to prevent your personal and credit card details from being phished by scammers.
Buying over the internet means relying 100% on the photos posted by the seller. Crafty vendors can take polished, digitally altered pictures which do not represent the actual item in stock. There are many cases of the item on display being different from what is delivered. The colors may also change, and when selecting shoes, ensure you buy from a credible shop with clear images. It may also be difficult to determine the shoes’ material based solely on the picture.
Unlike the physical stores where you can try and see if it fits, buying on the internet means relying on the picture and hoping the size you select fits when you finally get the order. Say you are a size 40, it does mean that all size 40 shoes will fit you, depending on the design they can be smaller or bigger. The customer needs to ensure that the company he is buying from online has a favorable return policy and allows for exchanges until the client is satisfied. Ensure you don’t deface the shoes if you intend to return them. Leave any stickers intact as well.
Delivery of shoes bought online can be same day or can take several weeks. If the customer is in the same locality as the online shop, then delivery will be done in a day or two. Other people buy from overseas, and this can take many weeks. Delivery is also affected by the size of orders the online shop handles in a day.