Helpful Tips on How to Shop for Luxury Furniture Online
Tips to Help Discriminating Buyers Shop for Luxury and High-End Furniture Online
There is a certain aura of excitement to shopping for luxury or high-end furniture for the home; whether a standalone piece or a full suite, finding the ideal brand, style, and unit or set that satisfies the buyer’s list of personal needs and tastes can stimulate such feelings of exhilaration and accomplishment that it may be difficult to put them into words.
However, the shopping experience is not always a smooth ride from start to finish, as there can be many obstacles along the way. In addition to the frustration that can result from not being able to find the right bedroom, living room, or dining room furniture to fit their needs and price range, one of the most common complaints uttered by consumers relates to a lack of time to shop around in order to make an informed and comfortable decision.
In turn, many consumers look to the internet as a means of maximizing the time they have available to shop, and though this avenue is indeed quite time-efficient, it can sometimes be too convenient; in other words, just because one can shop from the cosiness of their home or office, it does not mean that they should buy without the same diligence as someone who visits multiple retail locations/suppliers.
In fact, if done with the right amount of time, effort, and patience, consumers can shop for many luxury items, including high-end furniture, online; not only that, but shopping online may even be a superior method for finding better/the best deals than going store-to-store.
Here then are several useful tips to help astute consumers shop for luxury furniture online:
- Do thorough research – to help identify the 10 top/best furniture brands
- Check and compare auction and dealer sites to assess fair market value
- Use search terms other than luxury furniture – lavish, luxurious, high-end
- Read online forums for views on the quality of expensive furniture brands
- Scrutinize shipping terms – avoid any assumptions based on store location
- Contact a seller directly to express interest and ask about pricing flexibility
- Assess whether furniture is original or mass-produced (reflected in the cost)
- Expand searches beyond the local area – broadens selection and price range
- Shop stores offering a range of luxury furniture e.g. modern, vintage, custom
- If possible, visit brick-and-mortar locations of online stores to see the furniture
- Photos can be deceiving – if measurements are not clearly listed, request them
- Confirm that website is secure (financial information is protected) before buying
Online shopping, more formally known as eCommerce, certainly offers the advantages of searching for products and services from the comforts of home without having to deal with throngs of people, inclement weather, and traffic congestion. The team from Carrocel fine furniture fully recognize and appreciate the importance of such convenience within the daily lives and schedules of their customers.
To that end, Carrocel is pleased to offer homeowners in the Greater Toronto Area as well as around the world the opportunity to shop for luxury furniture through their online catalogue. To view the exquisite selection of luxury and high-end furniture pieces and brands currently available to purchase online from Carrocel, including list prices and shipping information, go to.
Shop the Carrocel Showroom then Buy Your Luxury Furniture in Our Online Store
One of the benefits to braving the crowds, the weather, and the traffic to shop onsite is the ability to see, touch, and compare furniture styles and options. Let’s face it; buying luxury furniture is an investment, and it can be difficult to ascertain the size, feel, and comfort of a piece or suite from an online description and photo.
That’s why local homeowners are encouraged to visit Carrocel’s showroom, centrally located at 245 Bridgeland Avenue near Yorkdale Mall in Toronto, to view and compare an impressive selection of luxury furniture in an array of styles including but not limited to:
- Classic Vintage
- Mid-Century Modern
- Carrocel Custom Designs
In this 20,000 square-foot showroom, shoppers are invited to browse Carrocel’s luxury and high-end furniture brands at their leisure and make a list of the pieces/sets that they would like to further research in the privacy of their own home. Once a buying decision has been made, these homeowners can complete their purchases online and arrange for the delivery of their new furniture – and this delivery is free of charge for Toronto and area residents.
To learn more about the convenience and benefits to shopping for luxury furniture in store and online from the fine furniture specialists at Carrocel, call us today at 416-999-2525 or contact us for additional information and/or to request a no-obligation consultation at a time that works best in your calendar.