“And you thought that you could blindly trust e-stores!”
I completely agree that the internet has brought the entire world closer. You get to buy everything that you want – right from those groceries to the latest technology cellphone – there is absolutely nothing that the internet and the e-stores haven’t got for you. However, how much can you trust the e-stores and the marketers in a place, which is completely virtual? After all, there is no proper store that allows you to see the things that you wish to buy. Moreover, a lot of online shops don’t even exchange or replace the defective products for you and you end up paying for damaged goods, at your own risk!
Forget about the things that are materialistic and for the sake of your luxuries; let us talk about the things that get inside your body and promise to treat the problems that you go through – ayurvedic medicines online. There are hundreds of small to big herbal medicine manufacturers and out of them, only a handful have their land based stores, whereas the rest of the manufacturers deal with online marketing and selling.
Following are some of the confessions of online herbal medicine stores:
- “We don’t sell the actual product” – I would not wish to tell you the name of the company to which this person belongs, but he clearly confessed that his e-store has a lot of duplicate products, which are sold to the customers at equivalent prices of the branded medicines. This is probably one of the reasons why your friend (the one who has been on natural weight loss pills since quite some time now) has not even lost five to six pounds!
- “A lot of times, we do not provide the customers with the offers of the company” – Sometimes, the manufacturing company wishes to give discounts and offers to the customers, but the e-stores do not allow you to enjoy the same. Therefore, you have to be very careful when it comes to picking up an e-store to buy herbal medicines.
- “We charge more than required” – This is something that you can witness all by yourself. Find a particular herbal medicine and check its rate in three to four different online stores. You would be shocked to notice the differences in the price range. The increased amounts are nothing but the extra prices charged by the online stores. Trust me – you don’t even come to know about the exact MRP of the product!