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Not completely being Wow'd here guys! (CD Wow website)
Good fast delivery, prices are good and they take paypal .
Too much packaging on everything .
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I've shopped a few times at CD WOW, and to be honest they've not been bad overall. The prices are certainly very competitive most of the time, and they have some rather excellent sales which are very much worth looking at. Product quality is excellent, and customer service (on the one occasion I had to use it) was pretty good too, so why would I not be wow'd by them you say...
The site is reasonably laid out, the search works well which is very useful, and I can look for things by genre or price too. It's not the speediest website in the world, but it's not rediculously slow either unless they've some sort of huge sale on, and then it's a tad harder to get each page to load as fast as I want it to.
Well, for me it's their packaging that really badly lets them down. It's not that they don't package things well - they do... in fact that is the problem, they OVER package everything so much that I cringe whenever I buy something from them because of the wastefulness of their resources. I don't need each cd to be wrapped in cellophane, and then encased in a cardboard sleeve, and then for each sleeve to be placed in a box and have more cellophane to seal them to one side of the box and then for the empty space in the box to be filled with more plastic that's filled with air. Honestly, what a waste!!!
On the other hand, I do like that they take paypal. I'm not a huge fan of using credit and debit cards online, so I rather like stores that accept paypal because it makes it much easier for me to make purchase without having to worry about my card and if the site is secure and so on. CD Wow's delivery times are pretty good as well I have to say, I ordered something from them recently and placed an order with Amazon at the same time, and the item from CD Wow (both were cds) arrived 3 days before the Amazon one did even though both stores said that the items were in stock at the time and the Amazon warehouse is just 10 mins up the road from where I live, so that's definitely one up to CD Wow.
Now if we could just get them to work on that packaging....!
Summary: A good store, loads on offer, good prices & lots of payment methods, but everything's over packaged.