Online shopping is a form of electronic commerce which allows consumers to directly buy goods or services from a seller over the Internet using a web browser.

An online shopping is done for buying products or services, this process is called business-to-consumer (B2C) online shopping. When an online store is set up to enable businesses to buy from another business, the process is called business-to-business (B2B) online shopping. A typical online store enables the customer to browse the firm’s range of products and services, view photos or images of the products, along with information about the product specifications, features and prices.


A chocolate (typically a sweet) is a combination of cocoa solids, cocoa butter or other fat, and sugar. Milk chocolate is sweet chocolate that additionally contains milk powder or condensed milk. White chocolate contains cocoa butter, sugar, and milk, but no cocoa solids.

Buying chocolates online comes under business-to-consumer (B2C) online shopping.

There are some advantages and disadvantages using this online chocolate shopping.


Advantages of Online Chocolate shopping:

  • Convenience to the consumers: Visiting a conventional retail store requires travel or commuting. By buying chocolates online, the chocolates can be ordered just by a click on the website and paying for it.
  • Information: When chocolates are purchased online, various websites are checked which may result in gaining information about various types of chocolates available worldwide. This makes the choice very easy.
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Disadvantages of Online Chocolate shopping:

  • Since Chocolates are eatables, they should be very hygienic. Expired chocolates may be sent through online chocolate shopping.  It is advised to the person placing the order for online chocolate purchase, to check the expiry date mentioned on the chocolates as soon as he receives the consignment.  In case there is any discrepancy, he should complain to the concerned people with whom the transaction has been done.


  • Misuse of debit cards/credit cards : For any online chocolate purchase or rather any other purchase, payment has to be made by Debit cards, Credit cards or Cash on Delivery basis based on the agreement. In case debit cards or credit cards are used, it has to be done as soon as order is placed. This is internet business and there is no security or safety of bank details. They can be misused. So check for a while before giving your bank details when such purchases are done. Even before that, check for authenticity of the website.  There are chances of a fake websites showing some products and asking for bank details when order is placed. Finally when order is placed and is paid, there won’t be any actual delivery of the product.

I love chocolates and would recommend everyone to visit the following website to buy chocolates online.

Java Times Caffe is an online marketplace created for shoppers and sellers where love tea, coffee, chocolate, and fine bakery products are being served with care and attention. Their main objective is to design a worldwide service to offer these four products to consumers, and do so from one place.  They provide a wide range of delicious and hygienic chocolates in their stores.


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