Buying Online vs. Buying from Brick and Mortar Store
You already know the advantages of buying online. For Halloween Costumes, in particular,
the main advantage of online shopping is the Choice. As you can
see we carry almost 20,000 different styles here. Such a wide range of choice is
selection is impossible to find in any brick-and-mortar stores.
What to look for in an Online Retail Store
With thousands of web sites on the Internet today and new ones springing up every
day, how do you decide where to buy from? As most online shoppers are aware, the
security of your online transaction
and credit card information
is a very important factor. How long a web site has been business is usually a good
indicator of how reliable the online merchant is. Since most web sites today offer
safe & secure online shopping, one must consider other factors such as quality of
merchandise, reputation of online merchant, their
for choosing the online merchant.
When to Buy Halloween Costumes
Every year, a large number of shoppers are disappointed because they are not able
to find the costume of their choice. You don't need the frustrations of "out
of stock" notices and the stress of site hopping, looking for a costume.
Another advantage of buying early is that if the costume doesn't
fit or if you got the wrong costume, you will have time to exchange it or fix it
What size to Buy
Unlike street clothes, costumes are made in limited sizes. Elastic materials are
usually used to provide flexibility of sizing. If you are not sure about the size,
buy the next larger size. Product Page will usually contain a link showing specific sizing information for the specific product.
What shipping method to choose
If you order early, you don't need to pay for expedited shipping. There is a built
in Shipping calculator in the checkout system, It tells you exactly when the item
will ship and when you will receive it.
Take advantage of the $6.95 flat rate shipping. If you order multiple items at the
same time, you save on shipping costs. Note that this site contains items stocked
at various warehouses. If you can order all items from a single warehouse, you can
save on shipping costs. The system tells you what warehouse each product is shipping
Quality vs. price for Halloween Costumes
Higher price doesn't necessarily mean a better quality costume. Costumes4less.com
has built-in cost
efficiencies in their operation which they are able to pass to their customers and
still make a handsome profit! Their automated systems enable them to do a high transaction
volume and offer quality costumes at lower prices.
All costumes are not created equal. Even if you plan to wear your costume only for
one occasion, quality is important, specially if it doesn't cost any more! If you
find the same costume at another retailer for a lower price, take advantage of the
Don't forget to get accessories
to go with your costume. Some of
the accessories may be included as part of the costume. Other accessories may be
available for purchase from the same online store. Sometimes, you may need to use
your creativity to match your
, scarves or any other accessories, which
you may already have it your closet!