How e-commerce has changed our lives

The dawn of the internet brought about many changes in our lives. In recent years e-commerce has been one of those changes that started off slowly and now become a part of our daily life. There are very few people who own a mobile phone and haven’t placed an order for clothes, food or others online. Each market has had its own level of success in this area but with more and more companies jumping on the bandwagon the choice for consumers has become really unlimited. 

Besides shopping for personal needs, e-commerce has also crossed boundaries by making it accessible for consumers to shop for others in another country from the convenience of their own space. No item is out of reach and what is not available in one’s own country of residence can be easily ordered and received wherever the location. 

E-commerce providers have the advantage of choosing whether or not they want to opt for retail in a market which is not always a necessity. Quality has become an important factor and with online reviews and rankings companies have to deal with any issues coming up immediately to stay on top of the game. 

Flowers and gifts have also gained a lot of traction in recent years and are popular e-commerce commodities. Special occasions will always occur throughout the year and whether one is present or not is no more a reason not to mark the event with a thoughtful gift. 

As e-commerce continues to grow (and no doubt it will), consumers will remain at the winning end with endless options and ease of ordering. 

Column provided by Flora D’lite

Flora D’Lite is a floral boutique that opened in early 2021. The brand currently has 2 outlets in Qurum (next to Fun Zone) and Seeb (Links, Muscat Hills). The outlets supply fresh and artificial flowers, indoor plants, forever flowers, chocolates, accessories and vases.

The company also owns its own e-commerce platform www.floradlite.com which offers online services and delivery within the Muscat and Sohar area. 



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