Amazon UK flooded by complaints about the bargains that disappear in a flash
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article … conds.html
It's seems that Amazon could have shot themselves in the foot on this one!
Millions of people go online and if a few thousand click on ten items up for grabs, the realities is most people wont get the bargain.
It was a very clever marketing strategy, which (by the media flagging it) continues to promote Amazon after the event. What a cheap way of advertising?!
But in the longer term, if those who were disappointed and complained never return to shop at Amazon again, have they lost customers?
Sounds like 'Black Friday' may have been a great idea, but some of the execution could have been better and maybe people's expectations not pumped up so high?
Dont think there is any chance of that... Amazon always seems to be competitively priced on most things, and deliveries are pretty good too. The small amount of people that are disgruntled will probably be miffed for a while, but most people's memories are short and they will come back eventually.
The point is that more people will check Amazon out because news is news, whether it is good, bad or indifferent. The advertising has refreshed their memories at a time of a great shopping season - the best in the year!
Seems a bit daft mind, most of us in the UK don't know what Black Friday actually is, it's meaningless. http://hubpages.com/question/87857/why- … ack-friday
Just found out what Black Friday is. But why bother.
I followed the big Black Friday noise made by Hostagator to see it was a petty offer of a 50% discount on hosting for one month. It is easy to get bigger discounts than that through Google search. Doh!
Wow, that is really bad customer service on amazons part, im quite sure someone at the top of amazon is going to be rightly annoyed, very interesting article
Black Friday seems to work well in America so far. My friends in other countries do not even know the term black Friday.
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