Definition of home shopping in English:

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home shopping


[mass noun]
Shopping carried out from one’s own home by ordering goods advertised in a catalogue, on television, or over the Internet.
Example sentences
  • Retailing takes many forms, whether it is the traditional bricks and mortar store, catalog shopping, television home shopping, or the Internet.
  • Is offering home shopping going to persuade a supermarket's customers to spend more?
  • The technology also allows for data transmission and the simultaneous broadcast of multiple channels, enabling interactive services such as pay-per-view movies, home shopping and stock trading.


home shopper

Example sentences
  • Home shoppers have additional rights - they have a cooling-off period in which to change their minds and a right to cancel if their orders are not delivered in 30 days (unless another time was agreed).
  • The commission does not explain why subscribers should subsidize advertisers and home shoppers or why regulated monopoly services should subsidize unregulated services.
  • On average, Web home shoppers have an annual median income of $69,900 compared with $55,800 for the non-Internet home searchers.

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