Holiday Shopping Essay

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Holiday Shopping

As I skim through the Chadwick’s mail-order catalog, I come across a woman, who looks as if she is in her mid-thirties, standing outside on the snow-covered ground. Her gloved hand is arched back in a ready-to-throw position with a snowball resting in her palm. The woman is wearing a ¾ length gray wool coat and black leather gloves, which catches my eye. The serene, white-topped leaves of the pine trees lean in different directions, waiting for spring to arrive. “Winter is a breeze if you buy this coat” is the message I receive from this friendly-gestured woman. This warm, easy feeling especially comes into play during the holiday season when we buy gifts for our friends and family.

Shopping can be either a
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If you enter What’s New, you find suggested holiday ideas, such as items that are “in” for the season, and under Find Your Size it gives measuring tips and has charts on sizes anywhere from bust sizes to waist sizes. Along with this there is a place you click on that says Browse Our Store, which is where you can browse the items that the store has. I browsed the store to check the latest winter clothes for the season and next to every item there is a description and the price. Some items even had the sizes!

Shopping by mail or online is a convenient and popular way of shopping, as seen by the estimated 12% to 39% increase of online shopping last year (Lowery 9). Furthermore, shopping by mail and/or online has many advantages, some of which are convenience, accessibility, and the privilege of shopping at anytime you please, 24-hours, seven days a week.

Attention, holiday shoppers. With online shopping you can find the “hot items” that are already sold out in stores! Items that every parent wants to buy to meet a child’s request or the items that you have seen with your friends while window-shopping and want to buy. Experience what a lifesaver ordering by mail or online can be: find that toy your child has been begging for since its
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