After what seems to be aeons of Amazon treating Ireland like a second class citizen they're finally launching "Amazon Prime" in the Irish market.In an email I got earlier today they're announcing "unlimited two-day delivery" with Amazon Prime to Irish addresses.It's not very clear how they decide which items qualify for the free delivery to Irish addresses. While items … [Read more...] about Amazon Finally Launches Prime Delivery in Ireland
I enjoy shopping online, but it can be quite frustrating to find that some items cost way more in Ireland than they do in the UK, or when a UK site either won't ship to Ireland or simply charges significantly more to do so.This isn't a new problem. Anyone who shops online has been struggling with this for years. Sure, I like to buy Irish and I like to support local … [Read more...] about Online Shopping Zen (Sort of)
I'm not sure if I should report this to the Advertising Standards Authority or not, but it's annoying me enough that I am seriously tempted ..Amazon recently launched a new TV series that has been getting very positive reviews "The Man in the High Castle". At the moment the only way to view it legally is via Amazon Prime VideoHowever, for some really stupid reason, … [Read more...] about Amazon Advertising Services It Won’t Sell Me
This evening I went shopping in my local Dunnes Stores. As is common in most supermarkets there's a section of the shop where they sell books, DVDs and other items, and I often browse the shelves to see if there are any bargains to be found.This evening one of the books that caught my eye was the new Jamie Oliver one, which ties in with a new TV series, called 'Save With … [Read more...] about More Online vs Offline Pricing Craziness
I'm not sure exactly when the site opened its doors, but Amazon Italia is now open for business.It may not carry the full range of products that the UK or US site carry, but it does carry a good selection of titles.Some of the features that I would use don't seem to be available at present, so there's no way, for example, to setup a wishlist.I guess these and other features … [Read more...] about Amazon Italia Now Live!