Offers Online Alternatives as Big-Box Stores Like Best Buy Dwindle

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As reports reflect dwindling profits and an uncertain future for big-box retailers such as Best Buy, online shopping malls, including new venue, offer effective alternatives.

Online shopping profits were at an all-time high during the Christmas 2011 season, but while that may be good news for e-retailers, new reports indicate that the news is less positive for big-box retailers. Indeed, despite what the appearance of long shopping lines might suggest, big-name stores like Best Buy are faced with smaller and smaller profits, and a future that is anything but certain. These brick-and-mortar stores are simply losing out to online shopping portals, says a Fox report. Indeed, a new site called is among the top venues to offer online shopping alternatives to consumers tired of the big-box retail experience. is a shopping outlet that allows online consumers to find discounted rates on hot products in such categories as clothing, automotive parts and accessories, electronics, housewares, and office supplies. even offers name-brand products from retailers like Apple.’s emphasis on convenient, affordable shopping for consumers is affirmed by the reports from leading big-box retailers. Fox’s report says that while many consumers still like seeing products in-person, possibly venturing to the big-box stores to view products, more and more shoppers then head home or simply whip out their smart phone to make the purchase at a cheaper rate than what brick-and-mortar stores can provide. It is the mixture of convenience and discounted rates that lead to the popularity of sites such as

In fact, the Fox report suggests that the decline in big-box retail is almost entirely due to the ease and accessibility offered by sites like A comparison of sales figures for online stores versus brick-and-mortar stores reveals that shoppers are simply fleeing traditional retail venues in favor of shopping from their home or their smart device. Even stores like Best Buy are redirecting focus from big, physical stores to mobile platforms, Fox suggests. is an online shopping outlet with an ever-expanding range of products, all available to consumers from the comfort of their own living rooms.

ABOUT: is an online shopping mall that features products in such diverse categories as office supplies, automotive, apparel, housewares, computers, and musical instruments. The store features many familiar brand names and offers consumers the convenience of shopping from the comfort of their own homes or smart devices.


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