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“The great thing about the Internet isn’t that you can reconnect with old friends or stay up to date with developing world events or send pictures of newborns immediately around the world. It is simply that you can log on to jcpenney.com from anywhere and order fresh underwear immediately after seeing your life flash before your eyes.”

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Clothes shopping online less annoying than in store, poll claims

Clothes shopping online less annoying than in store, poll claims

Stores being too hot or cold, the returns counter located on a different floor and overpowering smells are among shoppers biggest complaints, according to a new poll.

The survey of 2,000 Britons found the layout of a shop changing, broken contactless card machines and having no WiFi in store, also irked people.

For shopping online, 45 per cent of respondents named slow web pages to be their biggest bugbear, alongside products looking different when they arrive and having to wait for refunds.

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But while clothes shopping in-store was found to irritate 31 per cent of those polled, one in 10 felt the same way when purchasing online.

A total of 57 per cent said they had walked out of a shop without buying what they went in for, because they were so fed up.

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Cos launches first women’s activewear line

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Night-time online shoppers ‘at risk of exploitation’

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