I’m an analytical shopper. I compare the price and quality before I buy. This pattern applies to shopping in brick and mortar stores and to online shopping.
Our wonderful technology has allowed us to scatter shopping lists across the web
I snap a photo with my phone of things that spark my interest when I’m running errands. I have photos on my phone of plants for the garden, organizing products, and of course, shoes.
I do a lot of searching online for products that I need. I add them to my list on the retailer’s site. Most online retailers will allow you to create a list of things that you are considering buying.
The downside for using this service is you must create an online account with a username and password. Keeping up with log-in information for multiple retailers can be mind-boggling.
A few weeks ago, I searched for a water bottle and added one that I liked to a wishlist the online store has for my convenience. When I was ready to buy the water bottle, I went to the wishlist and discovered that the price had increased.
That aggravated me. Continue reading →