Amazon is aiming to make buying— and returning— more convenient this holiday season by offering customers at least one free return option on millions of items sold on the website. Free returns are now available for electronics, household items, pet supplies, kitchen appliances and more, in addition to shoes and apparel, no matter the reason for the return.
In its approach to Black Friday week, Amazon is going large and then some, with new bargains popping up constantly, more Deals of the Day and deeper discounts than ever before, the company said.
As it looks forward to the holidays, Amazon is touting its expanded free delivery options, providing Prime members across the United States access to more than 10 million items available for next-day drop-off.
Third quarter sales at Amazon advanced but increased expenses put a damper on earnings as the company prepared for the holiday season.
Amazon is kicking off its Amazon Career Day on Tuesday, September 17, a series of events across the U.S. where anyone can learn more about the 30,000 full and part-time jobs available at Amazon in locations across the country, from the company’s headquarters and tech hubs to data centers and fulfillment centers.
According to Coresight Research’s Holiday 2019: U.S. Shopper Survey, tariffs have become an issue for consumers in the U.S. who are evaluating year-end gift spending, and their thinking may throw a dark cloud over the season’s prospects.