Pages

Jump to bottom

9 comments

1 shutdown  Feb 15, 2012 9:24:10am

Don’t you think that consumers are always expecting “the next great thing”; looking for bargains and unwilling to commit to a single provider in anticipation of a better deal elsewhere? Once you are shopping from behind a keyboard, the theory underlying “outlet” type shopping no longer applies (outlet malls depend on geographical isolation to encourage shoppers to buy, so as not to have made the trip in vain; Amazon offers a “one-stop shopping” feel and assumes that once you are on the site, you will purchase from them for simplicity’s sake). Amazon would have to do a much better job of advertising comparative cost savings to bring shoppers to Prime.

2 ReamWorks SKG  Feb 15, 2012 9:42:29am

I love Amazon Prime, and believe I get a good value for my money. I thought it was insanely profitable at the start; perhaps it has just plateaued.

Adding other features to it, like unlimited streaming video, or cloud music storage, may have made the product more confusing to consumers.

3 HappyWarrior  Feb 15, 2012 9:46:47am

I like prime.

4 Pie-onist Overlord  Feb 15, 2012 9:53:27am

I just chose to not renew my Amazon Prime free trial.

5 William Barnett-Lewis  Feb 15, 2012 10:02:04am

Eh, I never could get excited enough to even bother with a trial. If I want cheap shipping I just get enough and be willing to wait.

6 Eclectic Cyborg  Feb 15, 2012 10:21:30am

I don’t use Amazon enough to warrant getting prime. I make at most maybe a purchase or two a month and I find the standard free shipping to be fast enough to meet my needs. I may upgrade eventually but I’m in no hurry to.

7 Charles Johnson  Feb 15, 2012 12:31:48pm

I’m totally sold on Amazon Prime myself — use it all the time. And the free movies and TV shows are getting better all the time.

Signed,
A satisfied customer

8 steve_davis  Feb 15, 2012 4:27:44pm

Amazon Prime has been tremendous. My dad lives with me, so for 75 bucks a year, we’re getting a lot of stuff in two days—sometimes in one day, depending on what warehouse it’s coming from. That really beats the old 2-week wait for stuff to show up.

9 Hal_10000  Feb 16, 2012 4:20:16am

I tried amazon prime mostly for the streaming. But their library of free movies is little different from Netflix and it doesn’t work on the iPad or iPhone, so I found it a compete waste.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds Tweet

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Recent PagesClick to refresh
Trump Campaign Says Media Should Not Be ‘Fact-Checkers’It's exactly what it looks like: “I really don’t appreciate the campaigns thinking it is the job of the media to go and be these virtual fact-checkers,” Kellyanne Conway said, in an apparent attempted jab at the Clinton campaign. She ...
jhncsy
44 minutes ago
Views: 30 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Charlotte Protesters Take a Knee Outside Panthers’ Stadium During Anthem As the Star-Spangled Banner played and police in riot-gear looked on, a sea of people took a knee outside of Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte Sunday. Activists were demonstrating at and boycotting Sunday's NFL game between the Carolina ...
Thanos
46 minutes ago
Views: 43 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Twitter May Soon Get Formal Bid, Suitors Said to Include Salesforce and Google Should Twitter be sold? Neil Doshi, Mizuho, managing director & research analyst, discusses his take on Twitter being close to a sale, if there could be a potential bidding war and antitrust concerns. The sources said the company has ...
Thanos
1 hour, 49 minutes ago
Views: 52 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Poldark Season 2For those who are interested the second season of Poldark starts this evening. Please check your local PBS station for times. whyy.org
PhillyPretzel
3 hours, 52 minutes ago
Views: 64 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Why Successful Women Terrify UsFrom April 2012. Think. Who is the scariest woman you can conjure? Does she have snakes writhing from her head? Razor eyes and sharpened teeth? Or is she in practical pumps and a power suit? For the Financial Times’ Lucy ...
Birth Control Works
4 hours, 10 minutes ago
Views: 100 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Comments: 0
: 1
A Federal Court Ruled That Employers Can Fire People Just for Having Dreadlocks. The case centers on Chastity Jones, a black woman who accepted a job at a Mobile, Alabama, insurance claims processing company in 2010. The company, Catastrophe Management Solutions, required its employees to project “a professional and businesslike image”; Jones ...
Thanos
9 hours, 32 minutes ago
Views: 247 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 25 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Comments: 0
: 1
Washington State Police Arrest Gunman in Burlington Mall Shooting State authorities say they have taken a suspect into custody in connection with Saturday's deadly shooting of five people, almost 24 hours after the gunman opened fire in a Macy's store in a crowded mall of small-town Burlington, Wash. ...
Thanos
10 hours, 1 minute ago
Views: 238 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 72 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 2
Comments: 0
: 2
Green Day - Still Breathing (Official Lyric Video)punk -- so unhip, only dirty ol' codgers listen to it now... and punk pop? That's the lowest of the low, but I like this anyhow - cause I am still breathing. "Still Breathing" From the upcoming new Green Day ...
Thanos
19 hours, 5 minutes ago
Views: 136 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Trampled by Turtles Covers Yes: ‘Owner of a Lonely Heart’ Trampled By Turtles are Undercover vets, having wowed us a couple of years back with an acoustic Arcade Fire cover. This time out, the Duluth, Minnesota band took the challenge of one of this year’s toughest songs, Yes’ 1983 ...
Thanos
19 hours, 28 minutes ago
Views: 134 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Barenaked Ladies Cover Phil Collins’ ‘In the Air Tonight’ Barenaked Ladies may have set the record for best-attended Undercover session when they stopped in Chicago this June. Following tour mate Colin Hay and his well-received performance of “She’s My Best Friend,” the Canadian quartet drew what appeared to ...
Thanos
19 hours, 30 minutes ago
Views: 210 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0