My son wanted something on Amazon so I agreed to shop there. The last time I did that it was sent by a delivery service where because I was not home when they called I had to go to some out of the way place on the Lakeshore to get the package. This was a number of years ago and I had not shopped online in the meantime.
I did the order and it was sent by Purolator. I again was not home when the package was delivered and I got a notice that I had to pick the parcel up at 800 Kipling. According to Google the office was just south of the Kipling station. However, when I was at Kipling it was not easy finding an exit to the street. I asked 4 people before someone could tell me where there was an exit.
When I finally got to the Purolator office, I told the clerk that I was never shopping at Amazon again; she said that I could have phoned to reschedule a delivery. She said she did not know why the Purolator delivery man did not give me this info.
You hear a lot about Online Shopping being easy and how great it is. I still think that going to a shop for shopping is a lot easier. I am still not impressed with online shopping.
My son shops online and most things seem to be delivered by Canadian Post Office. However, we never seem to get a phone call when we are home and items have to be picked up at our Post Office. I pass two post office outlets each day, but our post office is in an inconvenient spot and my son always has to make a special trip to get his items. Just how is this convenient?
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