Amazon offers Prime members a $1 video credit to choose slower shipping

Shawn Knight

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Amazon Prime's bread and butter is without a doubt its free two-day and cheap overnight shipping options. But what if you're ordering something and you have little desire to get it ASAP? Up to this point, there's really been no...

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cmbjive

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If they bumped the credit to, say, $3 or $5 I'd be all over slow shipping. As it stands, a $1 credit won't buy you much.
 

SNGX1275

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Or if it could be used for something else, maybe digital music or kindle purchase. That way its still something electronic and less 'real', but still allows some benefit to others that may not ever watch a movie/tv show from Amazon.

Wonder if this is any way tied to the substantially lower than expected Q2 earnings report.
 

cliffordcooley

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They are hard pressed to get members such as myself. Members that choose slower shipping because it cost less.
 

captaincranky

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...[ ]....Wonder if this is any way tied to the substantially lower than expected Q2 earnings report.
No, this is what happens when the FAA slaps you on the wrist and won't let you put a fleet of toy helicopters into controlled airspace.