Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) January 29, 2013
Consumers often choose online shopping for convenience and lower costs, but when it comes to big purchases like mattresses some hesitation may still exist. In an effort to satisfy curiosity and provide answers to those shopping for a new bed, mattress blog BestMattress-Brand.org recently took a closer look at the debate of online versus showroom shopping.
The blog compared key indicators of value in the mattress industry with recent studies and came up with the conclusion that online shopping actually yields greater advantages. The post, titled “8 Reasons It’s Better to Buy a Mattress Online” outlines these key benefits providing information likely to be of interest to those on the lookout for a bed.
The article begins with flexibility, less sales pressure and more opportunity to research. It is noted that online shopping offers anytime access and allows people to shop a wide range of stores and products with comparatively less effort.The post then asserts that better return policies, prices and selection are all factors that prove especially important to mattress shopping.
While an in store purchase may only have a few days or weeks of returnability, online retailers tend to offer 30-90 days, a point mentioned in a recent article from Mattress-Inquirer.com about online vs in store shopping. Since shoppers are not constrained by location, they can access a wide range of brands and take advantage no sales tax when shopping from of out-of-state retailers. The nature of the internet allows consumers to easily compare retailers for the best price, and it is mentioned that some websites like Astrabeds, a retailer of latex mattresses and adjustable beds, even offer price match guarantees.
Rounding out the list are increased satisfaction and the benefits of comparison shopping. The article cites information from BestMattress-Reviews.org and RTI International showing how buying online can actually allow people to get a more satisfactory purchase than showrooms. It closes providing information on the ease of comparing brands online and suggesting that every consumer could benefit from looking at options online instead of just relying on local stores.
All points are backed with valid examples and other works referenced in the post are also worth considering when conducting research and beginning the buying process. Being an informed buyer can be crucial to picking a comfortable bed that will suit your needs, and the internet offers valuable tools to assist. With more consumers become aware of the benefits, the growing trend of buying mattresses online seems likely to continue.
BestMattress-Brand.org is a mattress research blog designed to provide information to mattress shoppers. With a mission to make bed shopping easier, editors provide unbiased assessments of manufacturer claims and customer satisfaction. The blog also features industry news and brand reviews based on first and third party research, and offers weekly newsletters for subscribers.