home shopping

home shopping
the purchase of goods from home, either via cable TV or the Internet

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  • Home shopping — commonly refers to the electronic retailing / home shopping channels industry, which includes such billion dollar companies as HSN, QVC, eBay, ShopNBC, Buy.com, and Amazon.com. Home shopping allows consumers to shop for goods while in the privacy …   Wikipedia

  • home shopping — ➔ shopping * * * home shopping UK US noun [U] ► COMMERCE, E COMMERCE the activity of buying goods from websites, from special television shows, or from catalogues (= books with lists of products), without going to stores: »Insurance and vacations …   Financial and business terms

  • Home-Shopping — Home|shop|ping, Home Shop|ping […ʃɔpɪŋ ], das; s [engl. home shopping, aus: home = Heim u. ↑ Shopping]: das Einkaufen per Bestellung von zu Hause aus bes. über das Internet …   Universal-Lexikon

  • home shopping — noun uncount shopping in which you buy things at home using the phone, the mail, or the Internet …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Home Shopping — Home Shopping,   Synonym für Electronic Shopping …   Universal-Lexikon

  • home shopping — noun Buying products and services by means of telecommunications such as the Internet or cable television • • • Main Entry: ↑home …   Useful english dictionary

  • Home Shopping — Als Teleshopping (engl. Ferneinkaufen; auch Homeshopping engl. zu Hause einkaufen) bezeichnet man eine Verkaufsform, bei der dem Endverbraucher Produkte über das Fernsehen präsentiert werden, die er dann direkt telefonisch bestellen kann.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • home shopping — N UNCOUNT: oft N n Home shopping is shopping that people do by ordering goods from their homes, using catalogues, television channels, or computers. ...America s most successful home shopping channel …   English dictionary

  • home shopping — home′ shop′ping n. the purchase of goods displayed on a television show or on a retailer s Web site, as by ordering them by telephone or online • Etymology: 1985–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • home shopping — UK / US noun [uncountable] shopping in which you buy things at home using the phone, the post, or the Internet …   English dictionary

  • home shopping — /ˈhoʊm ʃɒpɪŋ/ (say hohm shoping) noun the purchasing of goods from one s home by telephone, mail order or via the internet. –home shopper, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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