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Re: AMZN - Amazon.com Inc.
« Reply #2390 on: April 08, 2019, 10:01:08 AM »
AMZN as a market place slowly becomes too unwieldy. Itís almost like an Department store of yesterday, where you could by everything, but nothin really competitive. Too many crap products from questionable resellers, and some are obviously trying to screw customers with tricky packaging sizes etc. I know order more things from retailers (online and shop to store from Home Depot and other Brick &Mortar mortar retailers , as their offerings are more curated and they donít have resellers. I think Walmart could really make a dent too, if they get their offering together.

AMZN speed of delivery is hard to beat though.

I've noticed all of that becoming more of a problem, but saying Walmart could make a dent if they get their act together is like saying Amazon would be great again if they could get their act together.   Walmart's website is much more of a mess than Amazon's with all the 3rd party sellers there.  Other companies do not have their act together either when it comes to eCommerce.  Ordering at Target is still not a great experience.  JCPenny is horrible.  My wife recently ordered something from JCPenny's website, they shipped her a completely different item.  They told her she has to re-buy the item she wanted and return the random item they sent her and she can't return it to the store. We had to pay the shipping on the return, and it has been over a week and we still haven't seen the credit show up on our card.   All and all, Amazon is still the only company that can even do eCommerce at all.

What? That makes no sense. I made plenty of online order returns at my local JC Penney...

So have we, but  this specific item it had to be returned online for some reason.  Stupid.  We paid shipping for their mistake.  And so far haven't been reimbursed anything at all.  This after much time on the phone fighting with them and probably more time to come if they never issue the credit. At Amazon you return things that aren't your fault with a few clicks and it costs you nothing.


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Re: AMZN - Amazon.com Inc.
« Reply #2391 on: April 11, 2019, 05:25:57 AM »
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Re: AMZN - Amazon.com Inc.
« Reply #2392 on: April 13, 2019, 05:08:07 PM »
AMZN as a market place slowly becomes too unwieldy. Itís almost like an Department store of yesterday, where you could by everything, but nothin really competitive. Too many crap products from questionable resellers, and some are obviously trying to screw customers with tricky packaging sizes etc. I know order more things from retailers (online and shop to store from Home Depot and other Brick &Mortar mortar retailers , as their offerings are more curated and they donít have resellers. I think Walmart could really make a dent too, if they get their offering together.

AMZN speed of delivery is hard to beat though.

I've noticed all of that becoming more of a problem, but saying Walmart could make a dent if they get their act together is like saying Amazon would be great again if they could get their act together.   Walmart's website is much more of a mess than Amazon's with all the 3rd party sellers there.  Other companies do not have their act together either when it comes to eCommerce.  Ordering at Target is still not a great experience.  JCPenny is horrible.  My wife recently ordered something from JCPenny's website, they shipped her a completely different item.  They told her she has to re-buy the item she wanted and return the random item they sent her and she can't return it to the store. We had to pay the shipping on the return, and it has been over a week and we still haven't seen the credit show up on our card.   All and all, Amazon is still the only company that can even do eCommerce at all.

What? That makes no sense. I made plenty of online order returns at my local JC Penney...

So have we, but  this specific item it had to be returned online for some reason.  Stupid.  We paid shipping for their mistake.  And so far haven't been reimbursed anything at all.  This after much time on the phone fighting with them and probably more time to come if they never issue the credit. At Amazon you return things that aren't your fault with a few clicks and it costs you nothing.

And you accepted that resolution? I sure wouldn't have ...
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Re: AMZN - Amazon.com Inc.
« Reply #2394 on: April 15, 2019, 07:16:26 AM »
AMZN as a market place slowly becomes too unwieldy. Itís almost like an Department store of yesterday, where you could by everything, but nothin really competitive. Too many crap products from questionable resellers, and some are obviously trying to screw customers with tricky packaging sizes etc. I know order more things from retailers (online and shop to store from Home Depot and other Brick &Mortar mortar retailers , as their offerings are more curated and they donít have resellers. I think Walmart could really make a dent too, if they get their offering together.

AMZN speed of delivery is hard to beat though.

I've noticed all of that becoming more of a problem, but saying Walmart could make a dent if they get their act together is like saying Amazon would be great again if they could get their act together.   Walmart's website is much more of a mess than Amazon's with all the 3rd party sellers there.  Other companies do not have their act together either when it comes to eCommerce.  Ordering at Target is still not a great experience.  JCPenny is horrible.  My wife recently ordered something from JCPenny's website, they shipped her a completely different item.  They told her she has to re-buy the item she wanted and return the random item they sent her and she can't return it to the store. We had to pay the shipping on the return, and it has been over a week and we still haven't seen the credit show up on our card.   All and all, Amazon is still the only company that can even do eCommerce at all.

What? That makes no sense. I made plenty of online order returns at my local JC Penney...

So have we, but  this specific item it had to be returned online for some reason.  Stupid.  We paid shipping for their mistake.  And so far haven't been reimbursed anything at all.  This after much time on the phone fighting with them and probably more time to come if they never issue the credit. At Amazon you return things that aren't your fault with a few clicks and it costs you nothing.

And you accepted that resolution? I sure wouldn't have ...

Yeah, I shouldn't have, but sometimes you just get tired of fighting over $20.   My time is worth more than that.  The point being is that I spend a lot of money at Amazon every year buying a lot of things and I've never had to fight with Amazon.

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Re: AMZN - Amazon.com Inc.
« Reply #2395 on: April 21, 2019, 07:32:03 AM »
https://www.statnews.com/2019/04/04/amazon-alexa-hipaa-compliant/
Alexa itself was still catching up to the news Thursday morning. Asked whether it was HIPAA-compliant, it responded: ďSorry, I donít know that one.Ē
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Re: AMZN - Amazon.com Inc.
« Reply #2398 on: May 05, 2019, 07:00:11 AM »

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