I find myself taking advantage from outlets like HSN and online shopping for different reasons, one basic reason being that I hate the experience of going to Wal Mart or some other dept store only to find the item out of stock, long lines and stuff, and not to mention not having what you want in the first place.
I buy skincare products (certain brand I have been using for a long time) from HSN when they have special deals on it better than I can get off ebay and I also buy certain Andrew Lessman vitamins when he has specials on it and other stuff from HSN.
It's basically it's website I order my stuff. Many times when you order from online the shipping and handling and even setting up of stuff is free, unlike when you order from a big box dept store. I also buy most of my books online through Amazon and ebay. Have these outlets changed the way you shop?