Why Amazon Is A Great Online Shopping Mall Essay

Length: 3 pages Sources: 3 Subject: Black Studies - Philosophy Type: Essay Paper: #53546459 Related Topics: Amazon Kindle, Amazon, Online, Web Site Design
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Amazon.com is a great website for finding and purchasing consumer items that you used to have to leave the house to get. It is especially helpful for locating and perusing books before you buy them. Amazon typically allows users to "look inside" a book that is available for purchase from its website: this is like being in a book store and skimming a book to see whether or not you want to buy it ("The Say, I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing -- Second Edition"). But Amazon allows you to do a lot more than just locate the item you want: it allows you to find the best price available, from various distributors, of the item you want, new or used. You can shop first-hand or second-hand products. You can stream movies. You can even sell your own items. Amazon is a one-stop website for anyone looking to get into the marketplace without having to leave the comfort of your own home. For this review, I decided to look for the book They Say, I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing. A quick Google search gave me the option of locating the book at Amazon.com. A click of the link and I was on my way to not only...

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You can specialize your "store," shop by various departments, read reviews, leave reviews, comment on reviews, rate items and distributors, and find the best deals available. Amazon is a comprehensive site for all one's shopping needs, whether one is looking for an obscure appliance part replacement or a popular novel.

The design of the website is very user-friendly. The tabs at the top of the page allow for quick access to any popular section of a department in which one is shopping. The search bar allows the user to search any department by product. In the tool bar one can also easily access one's own account, in which searches and products can be saved for later viewing as well as a purchase history. One can access Amazon Prime, one's Wish List or go straight to one's shopping cart. The page layout underneath the tool bar is simple and straight-forward, with an image of the product displayed on the left, a description underneath, sellers to the right (and…

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