There are many people that do window-shopping even on eCommerce websites but have apprehensions of buying things online. But what they don't realize is that shopping online has many advantages that far out weight the very few disadvantages.
Shopping online also gives you access to some different online stores that you can easily compare prices to buy things from the one that is selling them for the lowest price. You can do this at a physical store as well but it would be very tiring. One can buy anything from even a needle to the largest things. You can also purchase sports equipment online.
Another very good aspect of shopping online is the fact that not only can you do it from anywhere you want but at any time you want also. So no matter how late or early you finish with work you can shop at any time you want, this is great for those people that have irregular working hours.
When you shop from your local store or a mall there is always a lack of privacy. You cannot openly choose what you want to buy without having one person or the other look over your shoulder. This can be a little embarrassing for some people. But shopping online gives you complete freedom and privacy to buy anything you want without feeling judged.