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home shopping

The term home shopping refers to the purchase of everyday goods from home.

Home shopping is a special form of shopping and falls into

thecategory of distance selling, which means that the customer is sent the selected product. There are three different types of home shopping: teleshopping, catalogue shopping and online

shopping.

In teleshopping, the products are presented on television and can then be ordered directly, e.g. by calling. In catalogue shopping, the customer selects the desired product from a printed catalogue or brochure. Orders are usually placed by telephone, online by mail or by fax. In online shopping, the customer buys a product via e-commerce that is offered for sale on a supplier's website.

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Updated at: 20.05.2012
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