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Retail Fashion and Beauty

Published 09/20/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Jess Meli
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What can you use the app for?

RetailFans is a website where users are able to find and share information about items in fashion, beauty products and lost more. It is a friendly site that encourages users to interact by commenting or voting for the items that are presented. In addition to the description of the products, photos are also provide to give other users a better idea of the product. The benefit of the listed items nad the votes is that users get an understanding about how good or terrible a product may be. Any person may submit an item in fashion, clothes and beauty. The application can geenrate new shopping ideas for people or simply let people share their own ideas anmd tips with others. Users can also earn points are others vote for their listed item.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

The RetailFan applcation was created in 2009. It was founded by Alex Rabarts and is based in Australia. The application also has a presence in the USA and continues to grown in these locations. Due to the voting process, it is also becoming a social networking venue where people can view various items related to fashion.

What are the differences to other apps?

Fashion-related website have different fan based and this is usually based on what the applicationa ctually does despite its relationship with fashion. The RetailFan application focuses on a items that people find. Other fashion websites provide a full range of fashion items. The RetailFan website aslo does not take itself so seriously. Users can provide any item they want to and this freedom also distinguishes the application from other apps.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The application is tidy. It is professionally designed adn presented an uncluttered view to users. Retailfans has a very clean and uncluttered look. It is busy, though, with items that users have submitted and others are voting on. However, it is generally well-organized. The website is responsive to user clicks and navigation is easy. The items are also categorized which can help users find items quickly.

How does the registration process work?

The app is free! Users can can register for free and although a user account is not needed to browse the items, users who want to interact with the applicaiton do need to register fro an account. Membership at RetailFans requires the provision of a username, an email address and a password. Users may also opt in to receive emails from the application's team. By registering an account on RetailFan, users agree to the Terms of Service and must be at least 13 years of age.

What does it cost to use the application?

It is free to use the RetailFan app. Membership is free and there is no premium membership offered and there are no services that are restricted from anyone who has an account on the website.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Many people can use the RetailFan application. However, women and youn girls may find it more appealing. People with interests in shopping, fashion, beauty products and body care products could find the application an great place to find. The votes on the various items provides insight and buyer-details which can be helpful for those intenting to buy the item. It can also be a good site to spend time on fashion-related activities.

  • The app provides information abn fashion, clothes and beauty
  • Others can voyte on fashion and beauty items
  • Points may also be gained if others approve of their items
  • There are different categories of items on the website
  • Images of the items are also provided for better understanding

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