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Old 12-24-2015, 01:51 PM
 
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Apparently founder has big plans!!

Jet.com Takes On Amazon With The Promise Of Lower Prices | TechCrunch

Aiming even lower prices.

https://jet.com/

Not a broad selection for now but it has all basics.

Any shoppers here??
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Old 12-24-2015, 04:22 PM
 
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Yep bought a ton of stuff from them. Much cheaper than Amazon on a lot of products, no need to purchase a service to get 2 day shipping.
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Old 12-26-2015, 12:23 AM
 
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I have heard the website hyped on several websites and radio shows. On several occasions, I have looked at perhaps 10 different grocery items and found their prices to be significantly higher on Jet.com than I am paying from other on-line services or local grocery stores.

The particular things that I have looked at include:

Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice
Community Coffee
Cheerios
Toilet paper


I think that I will pass.

For the record, Amazon's prices are nothing special unless you are willing to use the "subscribe and save" tan. But if you use that feature, you will find that the price magically increases significantly after the first order.
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Old 12-26-2015, 12:29 AM
 
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I bought an electric lawnmower from there. Took longer than prime to get here, but the lower price combined with a first time shopper coupon made it a deal. But that's it so far, and still doing most shopping on Amazon.
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Old 12-26-2015, 01:02 AM
 
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Of course! Have you heard of Amazon.com? It's a major competitor of Jet.com.
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Old 12-26-2015, 07:31 AM
 
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I have only heard of it from their TV ads. The ads show peoples' heads blowing up. It's a major turn-off for me, so I'm not the least bit interested. Yeah, it seems trivial, but there isn't anything that makes me think, Hey I want to buy from THEM.
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Old 12-26-2015, 10:33 AM
 
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I bought a bunch of items from them that were never delivered or damaged and had to be returned. Had a hard time getting my money back. I will never use them again.
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Old 12-26-2015, 11:42 AM
 
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I went on their website and compared prices on products I use and even with their instant discounts I found many prices higher than what I can purchase locally.


I was not impressed at all.
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Old 12-26-2015, 11:21 PM
 
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I bought some stuff from them with a $20 off $50 coupon. I was not impressed, my order consisted of 5 items each was shipped separately and they arrived over a period of 10 days. One item was broken, another was not what I ordered. Even if they got that part of their business in order their search capabilities are absolutely horrible, I can't find anything on their site and while they might be a few cents cheaper on some products, there is no consistency to their pricing.
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Old 12-27-2015, 12:05 AM
 
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They did send me a coupon. But I'm not buying anything.
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