waterstones.co.uk

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There are a host of websites that are falling over themselves with attempts to sell you cheaper books and entice you with good service. I could have decided to make my first on-line purchase of a book from Waterstone’s because it’s a name I trust. I could have made the decision ... Read review

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Community Level 6Manx

Manx

Money for nothing and your books for free

AdvantagesA known name. A fast site. Top quality service. Not short of money.

DisadvantagesFrames. Not enough pictures - sounds silly, I know, but I like to see what I'm about to buy.

"There are a host of websites that are falling over themselves with attempts to sell you cheaper books and entice you with good service. I could have decided to make my first on-line purchase of a book from Waterstone’s because it’s a name I trust. I could have made the decision based on the fact that it is a British company, or that I know they’re not likely to go bankrupt on me. If I had made my choice of internet bookseller ..." Read review
05.03.2001

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Community Level 7grafter123

grafter123

Read all about it

Advantages Quick delivery , easy site to navigate , well laid out

Disadvantages Too easy to buy too much

"Having just placed and received my first order with Waterstone's I thought I'd review it as I was so pleased with the service . Around Christmas time , when we were out shopping my Hubby spied a country and western book which he fancied for himself . At £ 25 , right on Christmas , it was just a bit too pricey . Lovely book though . Having been a bit flush this month he said he was thinking of buying it . As I recently had joined greasy palm.co.uk ..." Read review
21.02.2007

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Waterstone's Delivers?

AdvantagesGood selection of books, points cards can be used online

DisadvantagesNot the best packaging

"...card, I try to use waterstones.co.uk whenever possible. = = = The website = = = The website is easy to use, assuming you are familiar with any other online shopping sites (of course you are!) The top banner contains a search tool for looking for specific books, and a pop up menu on the left allows you to jump to specific genres. Elsewhere on the home page there is a best sellers list, and various special offers, along with current trending ..." Read review
04.09.2012

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Community Level 2jennyf16

jennyf16

free delivery to store - no problems

Advantagescheaper than elsewhere - free delivery to store

Disadvantagesnone

"I was looking for a book for someone as a Christmas present. Although not a recent book, it's still a popular one, featuring in many of the 3 for 2 offers on in various shops at the moment. Now as a money saver I don't like paying full price for a book that someones only going to read once so I set about searching online. All online prices were cheaper than the instore prices but most were still quite expensive, until I found the book on Waterstones ..." Read review
20.02.2010

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Community Level 5robertliu84

robertliu84

Not so experienced online are they...

AdvantagesGood range

DisadvantagesPoor customer service

"Waterstones.co.uk - an online version of their high street stores. They are similar to other online books sellers, such as Amazon.co.uk, bol.com, etc...however, Waterstones sell mainly books. My opinion of this website is not as good as I would have hoped it would be. Firstly, the website is not the best, and could have been designed better. There are certain loop-holes on the site, which are not too clear for the customer (us), so can discourage ..." Read review
28.06.2001

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Type Books, Movies & Music
Domain Extension .co.uk

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