Cheaper than domestic e-shops are online purchases abroad

Cheaper, from 17% to 78%, in some categories των τα e-shops του εξωτερικού σε σχέση με τα εγχώρια ηλεκτρονικά καταστήματα. Λόγω τιμής λοιπόν οι Ελληνες στρέφονται σε διεθνή online καταστήματα σε Ρωσία, Κίνα, Γερμανία και Μεγάλη Βρετανία.

According που συγκέντρωσε η PayPal, οι Ελληνες που αγοράζουν από τις ΗΠΑ μπορούν να αγοράσουν ηλεκτρονικά προϊόντα φθηνότερα έως και 37% σε σχέση με τα ελληνικά καταστήματα, games και παιχνίδια έως και 52% φθηνότερα, καθώς επίσης καλλυντικά 30% φθηνότερα και ρούχα περίπου 50% οικονομικότερα.

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In Germany, games and games are 40% cheaper than Greek stores, clothes up to 25% cheaper, while online products and cosmetics are sold at prices from 17% to 31% lower than in Greek.

Great Britain offers correspondingly competitive prices for clothing, almost 50% below prices in Greek online stores and big discounts also in cosmetics (-24%), games and games (-35%) and in (-24%), while in China buyers can make the most profitable purchases in games (up to -78%) and in clothing (44%).

According to the data, payments made via PayPal by Greek users were routed during the 2012-2013 period mainly in stores in Russia, China, Germany and the UK. The biggest increase was made to Russian stores, which saw an increase of 68% over the previous year, with Russia becoming one of the most popular online shopping destinations for the Greeks and now ranked ahead of the US and China. The purchases of Greeks in Chinese online stores increased by 44%. Significant growth was recorded through PayPal by Greek users and to German stores, of the order of 18%.


According to the analysis of PayPal, which provides services online via mobile devices and in stores, electronic products are always among the first preferences of Greeks who buy online.

With regard to new technology products, Greeks are still searching for iPad Air WiFi and can order it from the US (at no extra cost) compared to about 30% lower than that available in Greek stores.

The company urges Greek consumers to research US, British and Asian camera markets, as a Sony Alpha A58, for example, costs 120 euros less, or about 370 euros instead of 495 euros.

With regard to gaming consoles, a search in the US online market may also be beneficial as the Sony Playstation 4 500 GB is available around 100 Euros below the price sold in Greece (about 400 Euros).

As for other product categories, quite attractive price differences are observed in clothes, when one decides to buy abroad. For example, a couple Lacoste Rayfords can be bought in the UK for 85 euros compared to 125 euros in Greek online stores. Accordingly, a classic Levis 501 costs 18 euros less in Germany and 10 euros less in China, while its price in the US is half of its price in Greece.

Reportage: Natasa Frangouli

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