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Fear online Stores?

Postby jinwen80 » Thu, 13 Apr 2006 6:17 pm

How to attract ppl to buy from online store?

Target group: Teens...
Items: Tees and Accessories....
Payment Mode: Cash and Carry

I felt Singapore teens still got the fear in online shopping...
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Postby jpatokal » Thu, 13 Apr 2006 8:32 pm

Why would they want to buy online? There are zillions of stores in every single shopping mall in Singapore selling the same stuff at low prices, and there you can both examine the stuff in detail and hang out with your friends at the same time!
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Postby tiki » Thu, 13 Apr 2006 9:25 pm

How do you 'cash and carry' if you're buying online?
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 13 Apr 2006 11:49 pm

tiki wrote:How do you 'cash and carry' if you're buying online?


Better yet the only ones who could use it are those whose parents are well off relatively speaking as they would need credit cards and teens cannot get one in their own names.

tiki, maybe the new online sites will have special software that will allow them to just reach into their screens like in the sci-fi movies and grab whatever they want. :P

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Postby Oriental » Sat, 15 Apr 2006 3:47 am

Do you expect teens to surf your website, commit to buying your products for then to travel all across Singapore to your place of business and pay you in cash?

If so I would hardly call it online business. Also I am quite certain that a business like that would not be able to survive.

I suggest you make a business plan that you can have others evaluate, comment on and even improve.

Online business can be quite lucrative if carried out the “right”
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Postby tiki » Sat, 15 Apr 2006 8:36 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
tiki wrote:How do you 'cash and carry' if you're buying online?


Better yet the only ones who could use it are those whose parents are well off relatively speaking as they would need credit cards and teens cannot get one in their own names.

tiki, maybe the new online sites will have special software that will allow them to just reach into their screens like in the sci-fi movies and grab whatever they want. :P


Heh heh :wink:

On a semi-related note SMS, I came across a seller who was auctioning off a card-holder from a certain luxury brand. Although within SIngapore, this seller strictly stated no meet-ups and payment via electronic means only and the item would be posted.

Of course I realised, the luxury brand that was suppose to have manufactured that card-holder...

never had any of the kind in their collection, in the first place.

I don't understand how people can buy knock-offs when the original don't even exist :lol:
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 15 Apr 2006 9:51 am

tiki,

That's what happens when you are the nuevo riche. You are brand conscious to the point of stupidity. As long as the name is there, they figure "Who cares". That's why you have the stupid penchant here for buying Toyota Harriers and putting on Lexus trim. They are wannabe's. It's actually rather funny to think that they drive them over to malaysia so they can get stolen because at first glance it looks like a lexus.

It's like my wife wanting to buy me a gold/diamond studded Rolex copywatch 20 years ago. I was making trips to manila regularly at that time. Just what I needed - to get my arm chopped off at the elbow for a $10 copy!

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Postby Oriental » Sat, 15 Apr 2006 4:00 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:It's like my wife wanting to buy me a gold/diamond studded Rolex copywatch 20 years ago. I was making trips to manila regularly at that time. Just what I needed - to get my arm chopped off at the elbow for a $10 copy!


Had it been a $50K original watch would that have made you feel any better? :wink:
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 15 Apr 2006 6:24 pm

Oriental wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:It's like my wife wanting to buy me a gold/diamond studded Rolex copywatch 20 years ago. I was making trips to manila regularly at that time. Just what I needed - to get my arm chopped off at the elbow for a $10 copy!


Had it been a $50K original watch would that have made you feel any better? :wink:


If I am going to lose my arm I sure don't want to lose it for a copywatch! I would like to think my arm was worth more than $10 wouldn't you? :roll:

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Postby tiki » Sat, 15 Apr 2006 11:50 pm

...but looking at the copy watches they have nowadays,

especially the ones that can be found in Thailand, they have 'improve' on the technique.
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Postby Oriental » Sat, 15 Apr 2006 11:52 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:If I am going to lose my arm I sure don't want to lose it for a copywatch! I would like to think my arm was worth more than $10 wouldn't you? :roll:


Well, I’d say your arm is priceless. I wouldn’t want you to loose it for any amount. :wink:
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Postby tiki » Sat, 15 Apr 2006 11:56 pm

Oriental wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:If I am going to lose my arm I sure don't want to lose it for a copywatch! I would like to think my arm was worth more than $10 wouldn't you? :roll:


Well, I’d say your arm is priceless. I wouldn’t want you to loose it for any amount. :wink:


Copy designerwatch : 50Singdollars
SMS losing an arm ( or two ) : Priceless
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 15 Apr 2006 11:59 pm

tiki wrote:
Oriental wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:If I am going to lose my arm I sure don't want to lose it for a copywatch! I would like to think my arm was worth more than $10 wouldn't you? :roll:


Well, I’d say your arm is priceless. I wouldn’t want you to loose it for any amount. :wink:


Copy designerwatch : 50Singdollars
SMS losing an arm ( or two ) : Priceless


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