Christmas is around the corner & the pandemic currently in 2020 isn’t making Christmas shopping any easier. Want to still enjoy Christmas & give out presents? Look at these shopping apps for Christmas!
Online shopping has become more popular than ever with a whopping 60% of consumers worldwide choosing to shop online for cheaper prices. The switch is more evident than ever.
One big factor in online shopping is user experience. Users must be pleased with the experience they receive whilst browsing & using the app to purchase goods. If you are stuck & need to shop online during Christmas because of the pandemic, here is a list of apps to help with that busy rush time of the year.
It wouldn’t be fair if this list of applications did not start with Christmas Countdown. The software developers of Christmas Countdown simply had one goal in mind, to create the most Christmas-themed countdown to the special day. It is a free download from the App Store & Play Store. It provides the utmost easiest to understand UI & is straightforward to use.
Giftster is both an iOS & Android application for people who have one goal in mind & that’s gifting the best present possible. On Giftster, users can go on & see exactly what their friends want. On Giftster you can also purchase the items with a simple tap, making it a must during the Christmas period.
The Christmas List
Available only on iOS, The Christmas List is essential as it keeps track of costs of items, shows you what you have spent & still have to buy whilst making it simple to use a to-do list. Clever & simple to use, why not add it to the application library on your phone.
eBay, the go-to for anything online. An online large library of common & very rare items that are put up for auction. eBay has become increasingly popular due to its simplicity & diverse range of products. The application is available both on iOS & Android.
Amazon is an online retail library of common & very rare items, much like the service eBay. Amazon, being the world’s largest online retail giant is a must for any mobile. During Christmas, expect popups of specials, discounts & much more to provide a more fulfilled Christmas in 2020. A special must mention is that during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Amazon has been trialing & has rolled out drone delivery services to customers of a specific distance. The developers of the application have made it available on both Android & iOS.
Like arts & crafts? From homemade items to niche products being handmade, welcome Etsy. Etsy is an online retailer specializing mainly in handmade & homemade goods for all niche markets. The software developers of Etsy have made it available for both iOS & Android. Next time you want that handmade special bath candles, try Etsy with its wide range of products.
Want to get quality products but also have a strict budget? Don’t want to spend $1000s on drones but want a good drone for that special person during Christmas? Welcome, AliExpress, the retail giant from China. AliExpress is an online retailer with mass amounts of products for cheap. They also provide so many discounts & coupons, you would think you got the product for free at times. Available on both Android & iOS.
The software developers of Wish Inc had one idea in mind. Provide the simplest form of purchasing goods online. Taking styling cues from popular platforms such as Facebook & Instagram, welcome Wish. Wish is an online retail store where users can put in how much they would pay for a product, make a wish list & purchase a product. Products on Wish range anywhere from $0.01 to larger amounts so it has a lot of variety.
A must mention on this list & needs to be mentioned more often. Gameflip is an online retailer for the gaming industry. Gamers can sell products such as in-game items, vouchers, gift cards, services like twitch streaming & much more. Gameflip is the simplest way to also trade in-game items between users making it at times a cost-free venture for gamers who have certain passions in certain games. A must for any gamer.
When talking about retail stores, in the US one store is a must mention & that is Walmart. Walmart is America’s answer to both in-store & online shopping during Christmas. With a well-designed application & providing now deliveries via drone services during the COVID-19 Pandemic, it’s no wonder people choose to shop with Walmart.
During the new age in technology in 2020, online shopping has become more favored due to the ease of use with applications on mobiles, the fact that retailers offer international shipping & the discounts consumers receive when they shop online compared to traditional in-store.
During the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic, online shopping has had an even bigger boom with retailers adjusting to the big change immediately, with some even offering drone delivery services to provide contactless customer service.
So, if you are stuck indoors during Christmas & need to do the shopping for gifts, the list provided above will help you find places to find those easy & hard to find items, accommodating for all ages & needs.
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