Each year online shopping is becoming increasingly popular. There are many online stores on the Internet, but what I always liked the most were online auctions. You can usually save a lot of money by online auctions as the buyer simply has to be the highest bidder in order to win. Of course, you have to watch out for auctions where people for some unknown reason bid a lot of money on some items that do not necessarily have high value. Some bidders may bid a lot due to their pride as they will set their mind on winning an auction. Usually however auction prices are lower than typical prices you would find in a store.