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CD Wow - Albums, DVDs & Video games

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31.08.2003 (01.09.2003)

Advantages:
Good prices, good service and well worth visiting

Disadvantages:
Faster delivery?

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DVDs, Albums & Video games all at budget prices, delivered to your door free of charge. Where's the catch?

Introduction

CD Wow is one of the leading UK web shops for media, specialising in Music, DVDs and Video games. The catalogue is big and the prices are low, even free delivery is promised on each and every purchase. Whether you want to head straight to the bargain basement or browse imported DVDs, CD Wow lets you do both. However in this already highly competitive market is CD Wow worth your time?

Music

The catalogue for music is big but doesn't quite rival Amazon in this comparison due to singles not being included and some older albums not available . The music section is split into several sections including - Top 75, Bargain Basement, New releases, Unsigned & Catalogue. They also include a release calendar so you can see when your Album is due for release. The standard price for albums is £8.99 raising to £12.99 for doubles and dropping to £6.99 for the bargain basement. The prices all include delivery. Each album page on the site contains track listings and a small price comparison with other online music shops, CD Wow generally coming out the best value.

DVDs

The DVD catalogue is also fairly large and includes multi region DVDs, allowing anyone with a multi region DVD player to watch films before they are released here and in some cases films that will never be released here. If you don't already have a multi region DVD player you can purchase these here also for competitive prices. The DVD section is similar to its music counter part containing a Top 75, Bargain Basement, New releases and multi region section. The prices for new DVDs range from £9.99 to £14.99 and rise up to £34.99 for box sets containing 3 or more DVDs. The reduced sections have DVDs typically around £7.99 though you can pick up DVDs for as low as £3.99. Each DVD page includes a small review and details of special features.

Games

Probably not CD Wow's strongest asset is its game section. Their typical price for Xbox and PS2 games are around £32.99 which won't save you much from the high street. However with its bargain basement and free delivery its still definitely worth a look. The catalogue is also fairly large. Each game page include a short review, the release calendar and pre order section are also part of the game section.

Ordering

For anyone with basic net knowledge ordering is simple. The only drawback of ordering with CD Wow is the longer then average delivery time which is estimated at 5-7 days after dispatch, this has been accurate with my previous deliveries. The returns policy is also excellent allowing you to return any unwanted items within 15 days for a full refund (minus postage) as long as your item is in good condition. Customer service is also of a high quality, a direct email address and phone number is supplied and answers are normally prompt and helpful. The now very common order status facility is also included, allowing you to check up on your order.

Summary
For Albums and DVDs CD Wow is up there with the best, anyone considering buying either should have CD Wow high on there shopping list.

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coolcam7 26.10.2003 14:06

Excellent clear op. I'll definitley be visitng this website as I don't mind waiting for delivery. xxx

DanP 20.10.2003 20:22

I can't believe there's anyone on the internet who hasn't heard of this site by now.

weemam 16.10.2003 01:33

I get my son to shop here as he can go through a link on my website and I get 4% on the sales LOL Margaretxx

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