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Never bought anything from Amazon before, is it pretty straight forward, first hand, etc?
If so, then in theory you can get screwed over. But I never have. Just check they have decent feedback.
or from someone else through the 'new & used' bit
its shops n stuff so straight forward like buying anything on the net. you can buy used stuff, not done that though - cant imagine it'll be much different
I've only had positive experiences and their prices can be ridiculously good at times. Like, 1p + postage good. Everything has always arrived in a timely manner, and Amazon still give you an expected delivery date so you can chase up if it doesn't arrive.
I've not received goods they've charged me for and they won't respond to my emails. Annoyingly, I am now looking at taking the issue to a small claims court as it seems to be the only action left.
The seller has 98% positive feedback though.
N I wouldn't mind that extra £50, just, why would it be THAT much cheaper? It's 'Sold by ONF Stores fufilled by Amazon'
most of them are good eggs
they are one of the few internet giants I can get behind, I wan't to hate them but my God they're so damned efficient.
I know it's all cool to be anti-corporations and big retailers but they've been 100% great whenever I've used them over the last 10 years or so*
*not in any way related to the new replacement Kindle they just sent me
I can confidently say that there are more rank idiots out there expecting the world, than there are dodgy sellers*.
*requires you to have done obvious stuff like purchased from a listing with a proper real person's photo, and a profile with decent feedback etc. No sympathy for you if you've Western Union Money Transfer'd money to Nigeria to bypass ebay/PayPal fees when supposedly buying a 1 year old Macbook for a bargain £350.
Having said all that, the whole eBay/Paypal is pretty shitty (but what can you do when and all the buyers are there?).
Buying and sellling stuff (mainly CDs) on Amazon marketplace has been nothing less than a breeze.
See also: PayPal/Luxembourg.
i've saved £100s if not £1000s shopping there over the years, never had a problem, and it can afford to sell so low because it is so big, but as stated above if buying from the marketplace, pay the low prices with the quantity and quality of the feedback in mind
still hasn't arrived and I'm getting fucking annoyed.
StreetsOnline were the first online company I ever bought anything from. Kingfisher (Woolworths, Superdrug, Comet, MVC) bought them out shortly after that.
BOL seems to be solely Dutch.
Amazingly QXL managed to string things out to as recently as 3 years ago.
Ahhh, old internetz...
they were a penny each though so I cant complain too much