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Do You Consider Detail Views When Shopping Online?

In my review of the Home Decorators Annandale Jute Area Rug last week, I voiced my concern that the rug didn't resemble the product image on Home Decorators website. An anonymous commenter on the post shared a similar concern, saying she would have passed on the rug from looking at the product image, but after reading my post and seeing my own photos of it, she ordered it! Home Decorators was pleased to receive my feedback and have let me know that they've already begun to add "Detail View" photos to certain rug collections, including the Annandale Rug. And, they've said they will continue to add more photos to other collections and products.

I'm really pleased to hear this, and to see how swiftly they responded. I personally rely on detail photos a lot when I shop online, and I also look at them before I recommend a product to you all. Home furnishings are investment (and a hassle to return), and if you don't have the ability to see them in person, it's important that you can get a good look at a product through photos. I know the power of Photoshop and I am wary of being fooled, so seeing detail views is reassuring to me. Do you consider detail views when you shop online?

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GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
Phorrest99 Phorrest99 7 years
I definitely look at the detail views, but also if it's something that's carried in a store I'll make the effort to go into the store & see it before I make up my mind.
Zivanod Zivanod 7 years
Besides books and DVDs I haven't bought anything online. For everything else, I would like to see the object in person first.
NurseKimberly NurseKimberly 7 years
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