Prime Day solves a problem of Amazon's own making

Prime Day solves a problem of Amazon's own making

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Prime Day kicks off on Monday, and that means it’s time to SHOP SHOP SHOP.

For those desperately in need of, say, an Echo Look, this is a once-in-a-year opportunity to put a camera in your bedroom at a discounted price. But Prime Day is more than that. So much more. Indeed, the holiday finally (if only temporarily) addresses a problem of Amazon’s own making: That seemingly more and more goods on the retail site are overpriced knockoff pieces of trash.

The good folks at Reply All summed this phenomenon up in a July 11 episode entitled “The Magic Store.” Essentially, their argument goes, in an effort to truly become the so-called everything store and compete with the likes of Alibaba, Amazon permitted a host of foreign third-party sellers to list directly on its site. This, we are told, led to a flooding of the retailer with inferior products and a downgrading of the Amazon shopping experience in general.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable | Prime Day solves a problem of Amazon's own making

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