Other Online Shopping Sites Like Amazon

Online Shopping Sites Like AmazonWhen most people think of online shopping, they think of Amazon. From its humble roots as an online bookstore, Amazon has become the everything store, offering a plethora of items from 45 cent binder clips to $40,000 watches.

There are other sites like Amazon, though. Although Amazon is by far and away the most popular online store, is it the best? What are the Amazon alternatives, and how do they compare? Let’s find out.

First, we’ll do an in-depth look at Jet.com, one of Amazon’s biggest rivals. Then we’ll look at the Rakuten, another contender, before looking at the online stores of traditional retailers like Best Buy, Target, and Wal-Mart.  read more…

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Other Online Shopping Sites Like Amazon

Online Shopping Sites Like AmazonWhen most people think of online shopping, they think of Amazon. From its humble roots as an online bookstore, Amazon has become the everything store, offering a plethora of items from 45 cent binder clips to $40,000 watches.

There are other sites like Amazon, though. Although Amazon is by far and away the most popular online store, is it the best? What are the Amazon alternatives, and how do they compare? Let’s find out.

First, we’ll do an in-depth look at Jet.com, one of Amazon’s biggest rivals. Then we’ll look at the Rakuten, another contender, before looking at the online stores of traditional retailers like Best Buy, Target, and Wal-Mart.  read more…

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A friend once complained to me about his super high cellphone bill. I told him he could easily switch to a cheaper carrier and cut it in half, and he replied: “Well, I don’t really worry about being frugal. I focus on earning more money instead.” Somehow, we’ve gotten...

read more

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The following is a guest post from Elsie Brown. Elsie is a college student and phlebotomist who writes about frugality and personal finance at her blog, Gundo Money. Check it out! If you don’t know me personally I’m a professional blood sucker. I work at a...

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Years ago, someone asked me the tired but inevitable question, “what do you do?” and when I replied, “I’m a freelance writer,” a cheeky friend butted in, “She’s mostly a blogger.” At the time, I was insulted (and I’m pretty sure it was meant to be an insult). I felt...

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