I am a avid book lover. I really do love reading design and development books. Since past one year i have been purchasing books online from various stores including Flipkart,Infibeam,Buy Books India,etc.
Advantages of buying books online:-
- Most of them offer Cash on Delivery for orders above 100.
- Discount on every book ranging from 1% to 70%.
- For Imported editions of book,they offer the lowest shipment(most of the times 0 $ per book).
- Since the custom on books is 0%, no custom duty is applicable in India.
- Hassle free shipment.
- In-case of the delay in shipment and / or custom process, they (stores) take the responsibility and perform the necessary actions.
- You can compare the rates of the book to other competitors and settle for the one offering you the best deal.
- Nowadays anything from books to clothes to DVDs can be bought online.
- Some of these websites offer a wishlist feature, i.e user can save a book in his/her wishlist and buy whenever needed.
- Most of them allow features like Recommendations & Lists ,thereby smartly recommending some books covering our favorite topics.
- Flipkart (offers COD, Free Shipment on All Orders above 200)
- Home Shop 18 (offers COD)
- Infibeam (offers COD)
- Crossword (No Cash On Delivery Available ,As of this writing Free shipping on All Orders )
- Buy Books India (offers COD, Free Shipment on All Orders above 125)
- NBC India
- Recently Amazon Launched Junglee , India specific online shopping service
- India Times Shopping
- Simply Books
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