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Review of " Marketplace"

published 13/06/2004 | offy
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Pro Huge market, guaranteed payment, make some money from your attic
Cons Very high fees
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"Amazon profits!"

I’m sure we have all heard of Amazon, one of the best known on-line businesses in the world, but what is Amazon Marketplace, and why should we use it? Basically, Amazon Marketplace is an integrated part of the Amazon site, which sells new and secondhand goods through third parties. These third parties can be companies or just ‘normal’ sellers like me and you. Amazon Marketplace, actually sells the same goods as Amazon, and often at lower prices, but Amazon make their money from these sales by charging high fees.

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When you browse around Amazon, you can be looking in the Marketplace without even realising it. When you click on an item, e.g. a book, the Amazon listing will be displayed first, but there will also be a link saying ’10 Used & New’ (or whatever number is relevant). By clicking on this link you are entering the Marketplace and will be shown new and used items for sale from third parties. The postage and packing rates are different here and you don’t qualify for Amazon's Super Saver offer (free postage on a total order of £25 or more). The current P&P rates you will be charged for Amazon Marketplace purchases is as follows:

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  • Coolgurl published 13/07/2015
    Nicely described!
  • FVELLA published 08/05/2012
    Good one ....!
  • rachieb123 published 09/02/2010
    This review is very informative and covers all the points needed!
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Web Marketplace, Books, Movies & Music

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