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Old 06-03-15, 01:08 AM
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Amazon now offers free shipping for items less than $10

Amazon will now ship small items under $10 for free

Amazon is introducing free shipping on a range of small items in its store that cost less than $10 and weigh under eight ounces, for all its customers in the US, reports Bloomberg.

You donít need to be signed up to Amazon Prime to avail of the service, or worry about a minimum order amount. The Fulfillment by Amazon Small and Light program applies to products like makeup, phone accessories and earplugs.

Orders will be shipped from Amazonís hub in Florence, Kentucky and arrive at customersí doorsteps in four to eight business days.

With its lower fulfillment cost, the program could attract sellers away from eBay and encourage more shoppers to try Amazonís service over its rivals for smaller items.

Weíve contacted Amazon to find out more and will update this post when we hear back.

http://thenextweb.com/us/2015/06/03/...r-10-for-free/
I think that is great. Most of the time I ended up on ebay to purchase small items now it's back to Amazon!
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Old 06-03-15, 03:16 PM
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Not sure if this started yet. But did not work for me. I put a item in my cart that was under 8 ounces & cost $9.99. They wanted to charge me $13+ for shipping.

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Re: Amazon now offers free shipping for items less than $10

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Not sure if this started yet. But did not work for me. I put a item in my cart that was under 8 ounces & cost $9.99. They wanted to charge me $13+ for shipping.
Well, the quote above says it's a "range" of items with those specs that are eligible, not all items.
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Old 06-03-15, 06:35 PM
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Re: Amazon now offers free shipping for items less than $10

I'm guessing that this doesn't apply to DVDs and blu-rays? With eco cases the damned things have to weigh under a half of a pound.
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Old 06-04-15, 12:21 AM
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On paper, this sounds great, but "range of items" is the catchall; it could mean 1 item, it could mean 1,000,000 items, and it could fluctuate from day to day like Amazon's stock-market pricing schemes. So, is this fluff or will it actually amount to something?
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Old 06-04-15, 04:07 AM
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Not sure if this has started or not, but I can't I find anything that ships free under this program... USB flash drives, memory cards, pens, nothing.
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Old 06-04-15, 03:48 PM
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Yes, well please let me know when you actually find a useful item shipping under this program. I won't be holding my breath.
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