Keira Knightley is the cover girl for our shopping bible, Shop Til You Drop magazine’s May 2011 issue.Â Excitingly, the May issue is an Aussie first, every single thing in the magazine is available for purchase online, over 800 items!
The special edition has been produced in response to the mass acceptance of online shopping among Australian consumers over the past 12 months (about time), and the resulting shift in spending habits towards prominent and rapidly expanding retail platform. According to eBay Australia, 10 million Australians are now shopping online.
Editor Justine Cullen says: “As the leading shopping magazine we are responding to our readers\’ thirst for information and interests.Â Whether due to the ease and convenience of being able to shop wherever and whenever you want, the incredible range of products available to buy, or the fabulous customer service offered by so many e-commerce sites these days, online shopping has never been more popular.
“For many of our readers, e-commerce stores are as much a part of the shopping landscape as their favourite bricks and mortar destinations, so we thought there\’d never be a better time to launch an entire issue full of all the best fashion and beauty buys that our readers can purchase without ever having to their living rooms.”
And good news for the Aussie economy, the vast majority of the websites featured in the May issue are based in Australia, encouraging readers to spend domestically rather than sending their money offshore.
“Given the strength of the Aussie dollar and the enormous popularity of overseas websites, it would be naÃ¯ve of us to ignore the fact that our “However, while producing this issue my team and I were constantly surprised and thrilled by the number of brilliant local websites that provide a great range of products, with prices and customer service them truly competitive with their international counterparts.” says Cullen
The May issue of SHOP Til YouÂ Drop is on newsstands today, visit Shop Til You Drop’s website for more: www.shoptilyoudrop.com.au.
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