Going through last Saturday's papers, I found this really interesting piece of statistics: at the moment, 57% of Greek consumers is willing to shop/already shops online (TA NEA). That is a very encouraging percentage, even though we still got a bit to go to reach UK (83%) or Ireland (74%). The online consumers for Greece are currently some 620.000, four times up since two years ago.
Greek eshops are popping like mushrooms and to be honest, I'm quite pleased, among other reasons for the speed of delivery as well as not having to face the fat postage charges from abroad. Fenastock.gr is a new kid in town that recently challenged me to shop with as little as 50 euros of spending money. The variety of choice was great and Thessaloniki (where the store is based) became as close as the click of my mouse.
Since all prices are stock - reduced, I loaded my cart with a new pair of MEXX shorts (priced 21 euros), a purse by Nice Day Nice Things (priced at 19,50 euros) and a Petit Bateau baby body (for 8,10 euros). I must say this challenge could not have arrived at a better time: I urgently needed some new summerwear for this weekend, a purse that fits my money, keys and mobile and a gift for my friend's baby, but had no time to go out shopping.
So shopping came to me. It was easy, fast, efficient and quite a bargain-nest therefore I'm sharing. Did I hear you say it's time for a new swim-suit?!
At the moment, online shopping for clothes and accessories attracts only 15% of Greek online shoppers. It seems that this is about to change fast so start exploring. "Buy what you truly need" rule still applies;)