Tag: Online shopping

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Bags for all seasons

The other day I was driving down Bhulabhai Desai Road and was moaning and groaning about the slow moving traffic when a splash of colour in the Aakar Art Gallery window caught my eye. Aakar for years now has been synonymous with “exhibitions” or pop up sales outlets for outstation vendors. Over the years I’ve …

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Shopping on Quikr

One of my  all-time favourite cinematic moments is when Julia Roberts as the feisty, warm hearted hooker Vivian goes shopping for a wardrobe on Rodeo Drive and comes out happily swinging her bag and stepping into the first store that turned away and telling the frosty, snotty sales girl that turning her away before was …

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Cinderella and the Indian Wedding.

Introduction “Cindy! Cindy! Where are you? I want my dress ironed now! I’m getting late. Hurry up,” screeches Monsterella. “Yes! Move your butt you lazy lump,” adds Terribella. Gosh! How I hate those two wicked step sisters of mine. All day long I get to hear Cindy get  this and Cindy do that. I am …

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Busting the myth of the convenience of online shopping

Consumer habits and shopping patterns change with age and needs. Naturally who is interested in buying things one doesn’t want? So as a young school girl my major concern was to buy a 5p chewy caramel toffees at the end of the bus ride or a 10p packet of singchana on the way home from …

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The reality of shopping in a virtual world

Logo of Flipkart.com (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Yesterday was my first on line shopping experience and I must say it was wonderful. In the good old days before gyms and yoga studios all we really did to keep fit was play tennis, badminton or squash at the Club, go for a jog around the colony , …