Online shopping malls
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Online shopping malls are websites that enable a multi-vendor checkout system enabling retailers to sell in one portal allowing the consumer to check out with one single credit card transaction.
Collections of many online shops directly on the same website are also sometimes known as online shopping malls or virtual shopping malls. Some online malls make use of Affiliate Links to connect shoppers directly to different shops. These sites do not facilitate the payments themselves, but recover small commotions for products sold by following Links from their website to the partnering shops.
Online shopping malls offer a wide variety of products, you can find deals on electronics, clothing, pet products, and so much more. Many online shopping malls offer discounted products or special promo codes you can use on checkouts. Rather than going into physical mall to shop at different stores you can now do that from the comfort of your own home.
Online shopping malls do not all work in the same way just like regular malls are not all the same size or have the same shops. However there is a clear line between an online shop that is the equivalent of a department store, and an online mall. There are many big names in online shopping that might think of themselves as online malls simply because of their size and range of products. To truly live up to the name "online mall" there must be a similarity in meaning to any other mall. Namely as stated above, "multi-vendor" or, "Collections of many online shops".