We all love online shopping if not for the problems that we have to face. For starters, we don’t know of enough shopping sites, apart from the few big shots. Plus, even if we can shop at a particular site, it may not ship to our country, and even if it does, the shipping fee is absolutely merciless!
But if you must shop, we’ve gone ahead and done the legwork for you. Here are some of the famous online shopping websites that people frequent for their online shopping needs. Who knows, you might be able to save on your shopping fee and have more to gift others.
Amazon. Crowned as the region’s largest online retailer, you could be overwhelmed by their endless line of products.
eBay. Ranked 20th in Alexa’s world ranking, eBay is the largest auction site in the world, where you can buy or sell any stuff via auctions.
Walmart. Aside from being home to many “interesting” shoppers Walmart is also home to everything you can find under the sun.
Target. ‘Express More. Pay Less’ is the slogan for Target, and it’s apparently true with the ‘Save’ word displayed everywhere in the website.
Best Buy. Weekly deals, hottest deals, trade-in, reward zones, Best Buy makes sure you get the best out of every purchase.
Rakuten. BD, CD, DVD, Blu-ray, consoles and tablets – you are right, PriceMinister is for anyone looking for digital and electronic fun.
Veepee. Veepee is best known for its sales events that deliver quality American and European brands, with up to 70% off retail.
Fnac. This is certainly the right place for you to seek electronic products including most brands of hardware and software. And don’t forget Flash sales!
La Redoute. La Redoute is the clothing brands solution for all ages. The site also owns a high-tech hardware department.
BestBuy Canada. Always wanted to stand on the front line of technology? Future Shop covers all latest tech products and if you need furniture and musical instruments, well, they have those too.
Canadian Tire. Tires, treadmills, hunting accessories, find wild stuff in Canadian Tire.
Taobao. Ranked 13th in Alexa’s world ranking, Taobao is so famous that even Overseas Chinese have adopted it as their main online shopping platform. Its commercial success could be credited to its 760 million product listings (wow!).
tmall. Originally named Taobao Mall, tmall is now the independent retail market with lots of crazy promotion going on.
JD. In case you couldn’t get your wished item in Taobao, JD.com has over 300,000 more goodies waiting for you.
ZOZOTOWN. And where do Japanese seek fashion brands? Probably the ZOZOTOWN with 700 popular brands.
Uniqlo. As a rising Japanese casual wear designer, manufacturer and retailer, Uniqlo aims to triumph in global markets.
Trade Me. Living in New Zealand and want to trade stuff in the biggest community? Trade Me is the website for you.
The Warehouse. Hot Deal, On Sale, and Bundle Offer are words you often see in this website, so go ahead and give it a visit.
Lazada. Order your products and pay at your doorstep, with a 14-day free return policy!
OZON. When it comes to the site description, OZON is fearless to declare it is Russia’s largest online store with product ranged from hardware to cosmetics.
AliExpress. Different from Alibaba, AliExpress is the B2C (Business to Consumer) platform for consumers and small business owners, and needless to say, they got tons of items for endless browsing.
Qoo10. Branded as an ‘incredible shopping paradise’, Qoo10 has an amazing collection of products from all over the world. Discounts are everywhere in the site, and group purchases cut you a better deal.
ZALORA. Lift your fashion sense with ZALORA, the online store that caters to all fashion needs for all occasions. With over 50,000 products, Zalora offers a variety of items in every category.
Reebonz. Though Reebonz is a member-only shopping website, it offers truly luxurious yet affordable clothing goods, so expect the best from it.
Tesco. Practically everything you want to buy (yes, groceries too) in supermarket, is here in the Tesco website.
Argos. By paying a visit to Argos, you have over 45,000 choices spread over all kinds of products such as TVs, laptops, toys, etc. Local store pick-up is available.
ASOS. As one of the UK’s largest online-only fashion stores, ASOS helps you to discover over 40,000 styles in both men and women’s clothing and accessory section.
MercadoLivre. MercadoLivre has been dedicating its services to e-commerce and online auction, and is now Latin America’s no.1 e-commerce website.
Submarino. With its cheerful web design, Submarino offers products you will enjoy, and that includes books, games, phones, tablets, and even clothing.
Media Markt. Put your confidence into Media Markt, which claims to be the second largest retailer of consumer electronics after America’s Best Buy.
Flipkart. Proclaimed as the company that pioneers the online shopping trend in India, Flipkart proves its reputation with plethora of products suited to both your living and entertainment need.
OLX. On OLX you can connect to the buyer through phone or email to discuss price.
Bhinneka. If you look into Bhinneka, you will be impressed with the categories of products it hold. But fear not, Bhinneka has clean layout for your browsing convenience.
Lelong. Meet Lelong, the #1 website where Malaysian trade their products, with a dedicated Q&A section publicly displayed on most product’s page.
IPmart. IPmart is your ideal place to search for electronic and digital goods in Malaysia, but for sure it also accepts international order.
Shophive. Since its foundation, Shophive has been providing online shopping experience to Pakistan people with fast and free delivery as promise.
Daraz. Just like most countries, Pakistan people love shopping and discount, and Daraz is one of their top choices.
El Corte Inglés. Besides really stylish web design, El Corte Inglés has its favorable selection of fashion products that lives up the meaning of elegance.
ZARA. Discover the fashion spirit in you with ZARA’s selection of clothes and accessories.
Gmarket. Craving for Korean fashion products? Give Gmarket a chance and it will not disappoint you.
Ruten. Looking at all sorts of products that choked entire website layout, it’s doubtful to say you could not find what you want on Ruten.
SHOP.COM. The best thing about Shop.com is its English counterpart for overseas consumers.
Vatgia. Online shopping in Vietnam just got easier with Vatgia, the superstore that provides hundreds of thousands of products from thousands of suppliers.
Garbarino. Want to shop for electronic goods while saving money at the same time? Garbarino is the answer for that, and it will even inform you how much you saved with the purchase.
Zalando. Never get yourself bugged with limited choices, as Zalando has over 1000 fashion brands for you to compare.
bol. If you ever think you missed out an online superstore, bol is the one with over 7 million items.
Namshi. Namshi has been praised with its fast and efficient delivery, but its true strength comes from its selection of best brands among the world.
Tradera. Shop with 2.5 million members and around 1 million listings in Tradera. You won’t waste your time on this.
Ricardo. Diversity and promotion are two factors that make Ricardo one of the most visited online stores in Switzerland.
WeLoveShopping. Everyone loves shopping! Besides the good name, WeLoveShopping has enough quality products to satisfy your shopping soul.
United Arab Emirates
Souq. Look for no alternative as Souq is the biggest e-commerce site in the Arab world, and authorized payment platform is absolutely a plus.
The holidays are here and it’s time to exercise your shopping muscles! This guide is aimed to help. Happy shopping everyone!