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4 Reasons to Start Shopping On Amazon

Founded 22 years ago by a former banker, Amazon has grown from a mere online bookseller to become one of the world’s largest online retail stores. It has surpassed Walmart in value even though the latter is the world’s largest retailer. Amazon has a value of over USD250billion, generated via its separate retail websites in countries such as United States, United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, India, Australia, among others.

Amazon makes its wide range of retail products easily accessible to consumers through its seamless ecommerce website, and that’s why people won’t stop shopping on it. As at 2012, active user accounts have grown to over 150 million, and there are more than 180million products to sell. So if you want to buy your tyres, foodstuff, clothing or books or even medications like PCM or Cialis, Amazon has them.

So if you’re still wondering why you should join the league of smart shoppers on Amazon, here are 4 reasons that’ll clear your doubts.

1.Nice shopping experience

Shopping on Amazon guarantees you a personalized experience; as if you’ve had personal contact with them before. It knows exactly how many of an item you’ve bought or have considered buying in the past. Their recommendations, reviews and product ranking make it easy for buyers to make the best choice.

Many products also display customers’ questions and answers to give you a rounded view of products, in addition to the product image, videos and description. To cap it all, navigating the Amazon website is quite easy, searching the products is excellent, and making payment is fantastic.

2.Flexible pricing

It’s natural for every buyer to want the best deals at relatively low prices. This is the essence of the pricing system at Amazon. Although the prices of goods are generally very good, you could get some of them for cheaper prices by using sales coupons. What this means is that you could end up saving up a lot of money on a wide variety of products by using Amazon promo codes found on their website,.

Contrary to the opinion of some people, using a coupon doesn’t mean you’re cheap. In fact, there are evidences that the wealthier you get, the more likely it is to use a sales coupon. According to a report, 74% of U.S. adult online shoppers with annual household incomes of $75,000 or more use online coupons, compared with 59% of Americans with household incomes of $35,000 or less.  

3.Great customer service

One quality that has endeared Amazon to the hearts of many people is its excellent customer service. A customer has narrated how Amazon handled a case with a courier company. The courier company wrote “no such address” on the package that was meant for his daughter and sent the packages back to Amazon. But Amazon confirmed the address with his daughter and sent the packages again.

This continued until the fourth time when Amazon sent the number of the courier facility to this customer who showed the facility manager exactly where the house was on Google Maps. Amazon never charged him a dime for shipping those items so many times, not to mention the couple of hours on the phone with customer service.

4.Fantastic delivery

As with other ecommerce stores, products bought will be delivered to your doorstep at a reasonable shipping fee. But the experience with Amazon is just different. Amazon uses whatever shipping method is cheaper for the shipping speed necessary, and as part of their faster delivery strategy they are building more warehouses in states that require them to collect tax. And that’s why you won’t get to spend much on shipping compared to other places. Apart from this, packaging also gets fun with Amazon. The highest point of excitement for many Amazon loyalists is getting their mails. They just love those nice packages.

This article is part of the GWB Archives. Original Author: Gael Milton

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