A resident of Melville, NY, and a registered pharmacist, Ellen Scharaga has more than 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Over the course of her career, she has served at the executive level, directing all pharmacology-related matters in various companies. Outside of work, Ellen Scharaga enjoys reading, walking, and shopping.
Although regular shoppers prefer taking trips to the mall for an authentic shopping experience, technology has made shopping more accessible and convenient. Here are some mobile applications for online shoppers:
ShopStyle. This app features a catalogue of over 1,400 retailers. It also allows shoppers to custom search and receive alerts when favorite brands go on sale.
Poshmark. Since most items sold in Poshmark are gently used, shoppers can get items at a discounted rate.
Amazon. The online marketplace features a wide array of products, from electronics to pet supplies. Amazon also has a review section to help buyers purchase from trusted sellers.
Sephora. This app caters to beauty junkies, with its curated collection of beauty products. The Sephora app also has a Virtual Artist feature, which allows shoppers to try on various lip shades before buying.