Thank the gods for online purchasing! Sri Lanka has a growing e-commerce sector, with established companies, small to medium enterprises and even home entrepreneurs using the internet to drum up business. The beauty of this is you don’t have to leave the house to find and buy something good. Our top picks for online stores are below:
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For all your Ikea desires this is the lady to contact, she has some stock but you can also order through her. Prices are much higher, but you have to accept that for the convenience and the import taxes.
Just Goodness is a brilliant resource for a wide variety of products and brands that have an ethical standing. Product segments range from chemical free skin care to nutritional foods and supplements.
A Facebook business that has now expanded into their own store on Ward Place, they have a great range of imported food and household products, that deliver to your door at great prices.
5. Sri Lanka’s versions of Amazon
With the most beautiful designs and prints, everything on this site cleverly encapsulates the spirit of Sri Lanka. They have a wide range of stuff; we love their postcards and their kimonos. Check out this site and you will find it very inspiring.
We are so impressed by this lasted addition to Colombo, they are a butchers shop, they have a fantastic range, from Pates, Toulouse Sausages to well cut meats. They will deliver with orders over 3,000 Rs, best way to order is by WhatsApp 0764 96 28 94.
GLOMARK is an online supermarket store which will deliver to your home. Lots of people have used this service and are super happy with it. They have a good range of products and reasonably priced.