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Amazon (amazon.com) is an extremely popular e-commerce store which competes against brands like Wish, ShopYourWay and Amazon Prime. Compared to its peers, Amazon ranks as the the #1 top-performing brand in its category.

While anyone can post reviews of Amazon on Knoji, our own team of editors also does research to answer questions and provide ratings for this brand. So far, our team has spent roughly 70 hours researching and reviewing the top 1,208 e-commerce stores based on 310 data points such as military discount policies, and (see the full criteria list).

  • Free to use: Is each service free? Does I have to pay to use each service?
  • Website security & privacy: Is each service a secure website? Does they respect users' privacy? Does each service have a valid privacy policy? Is their website secure?
  • Money-back guarantee: Does each service have a money-back guarantee? Can I get my money back if I'm not satisfied with my each service purchase?
  • Price transparency: How much does each service cost? Does they offer a pricing chart? Does each service publish a price chart? How much does each service cost?
  • Free returns & exchanges: Does each service offer free returns? What's their exchange policy? Does each service offer free returns & exchanges?
  • Price matching: Does each service price match? each service price matching?
  • Official coupons page: Does each service have an official coupons page? Does each service maintain its own coupon page?
  • Sales events: Does each service ever have sales or promotional events? How often does each service have sales events?
  • Student discounts: Does each service have a student discount? each service student discount?
  • Military discounts: Does each service offer a military discount? each service military discount?
  • Senior discounts: each service senior discount? Does each service have a senior discount policy?
  • Birthday discounts: each service birthday discount? Does each service give birthday discounts?
  • International shipping: Does each service ship internationally? each service international shipping?
  • Loyalty programs: each service loyalty or rewards program? Does each service offer a loyalty or rewards program?
  • Gift cards: Does each service offer gift cards? Does each service accept gift cards or e-gift cards?
  • Affiliate programs: each service affiliate program? Does each service offer an affiliate program?
  • Apple Pay: Does each service accept Apple Pay? each service Apple Pay support?
  • Competitor coupons: Does each service accept competitors' coupons? Does each service take competitor coupons?
  • Coupon stacking: Does each service support coupon stacking? each service coupon stacking?
  • PayPal: Does each service accept PayPal? each service PayPal support?
  • Google Pay: Does each service accept Google Pay? each service Google Pay?
  • Social media pages: each service social media pages? List of each service's social media pages?
  • Debit & prepaid cards: each service debit card support? Does each service take debit cards?
  • Promo codes: Does each service ever offer promo codes? Does each service's website support discount codes?
  • Affirm financing: Does each service accept Affirm financing? each service Affirm financing support?
  • Afterpay financing: Does each service accept Afterpay financing? Does each service take Afterpay financing?
  • Bread financing: Does each service accept Bread financing? Does each service offer Bread as a financing option?
  • Klarna financing: Does each service accept Klarna financing? Does each service take Klarna for financing?
  • Contact information: How does I contact each service? How to contact each service?
  • Teacher discounts: Does each service give discounts to teachers and educators? each service teacher discount?
  • Price point: How expensive is each service? How much does each service cost vs. competitors?
  • Black Friday sales: Where is each service's official Black Friday deals page this year? Where is each service's Black Friday Ads page?
  • Cyber Monday sales: Where is each service's Cyber Monday ad this year? Does each service have an official Cyber Monday page?
  • Ethical practices: Is each service considered an ethical brand? Does each service use ethical practices?
  • Amazon Pay: Does each service accept Amazon Pay? Does each service take Amazon Pay?
  • Sezzle financing: Does each service accept Sezzle financing? Does each service support Sezzle financing?
  • QuadPay financing: Does each service accept QuadPay financing? Does each service take QuadPay?
  • AARP discounts: Does each service offer discounts to AARP members? Does each service have an AARP discount policy?

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Amazon FAQ & Answers

Product & Service Features

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Website Features

Marketing Programs

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Amazon's Features Scorecard

Shipping & Returns Policies
Free Returns & Exchanges:
Yes
Amazon offers free returns & exchanges for qualifying orders and customers, according to their free returns & exchanges policies. See policies and program details on their free return policies page. Amazon.com free returns & exchanges >>
International Shipping:
Yes
Amazon offers international shipping for qualifying orders and customers, according to their international shipping policies. See policies and program details on their international shipping policies page. Amazon international shipping policies >>
Payment Options
Debit & Prepaid Cards:
Yes
Amazon accepts debit & prepaid cards for qualifying orders and customers, according to their debit & prepaid cards policies. See policies and program details on their debit & prepaid card support page. Amazon debit & prepaid cards >>
PayPal:
Unlikely
Apple Pay:
No
Amazon Pay:
Yes
Amazon accepts Amazon Pay for qualifying orders and customers, according to their Amazon Pay policies. See policies and program details on their Amazon Pay support page. Amazon.com Amazon Pay support >>
Google Pay:
Unlikely
Pricing & Discount Policies
Promo Codes:
Yes
Amazon supports a promo code box on their website. Check the Amazon promo codes page for the latest coupon codes from Amazon. Amazon.com promo codes >>
Sales Events:
Yes
Amazon runs a clearance and promotions page on their website. Check the official Amazon sales page for the latest discounted prices and sales directly from Amazon Amazon.com sales and promotions >>
Black Friday Sales:
Yes
Amazon offers Black Friday sales for qualifying orders and customers, according to their Black Friday sales policies. See policies and program details on their Black Friday promotions page. Amazon.com Black Friday sales >>
Military Discounts:
Unlikely
Cyber Monday Sales:
Yes
Amazon offers Cyber Monday sales for qualifying orders and customers, according to their Cyber Monday sales policies. See policies and program details on their Cyber Monday page page. Amazon Cyber Monday sales >>
Official Coupons Page:
Unlikely
It appears that Amazon may not offer official coupons page currently. Amazon official coupons page >>
Student Discounts:
Yes
Amazon runs a student discount program for current students. Save up to 40% on Amazon through their student discount program. Program details are available on their student discounts page. Amazon student discounts >>
Price Matching:
No
Senior Discounts:
Unlikely
Birthday Discounts:
Unlikely
It appears that Amazon may not offer birthday discounts currently. Amazon birthday discounts >>
Competitor Coupons:
Unlikely
It appears that Amazon may not accept competitor coupons currently. Amazon competitor coupon policies >>
AARP Discounts:
Unlikely
It appears that Amazon may not offer AARP discounts currently. Amazon.com AARP discounts >>
Coupon Stacking:
Unlikely
It appears that Amazon may not allow coupon stacking currently. Amazon coupon stacking >>
Customer Service Features
Contact Information:
Yes
Amazon offers contact information for qualifying orders and customers, according to their contact information policies. See policies and program details on their contact information availability page. Amazon.com contact information availability >>
Money-back Guarantee:
Yes
Amazon offers money-back guarantee for qualifying orders and customers, according to their money-back guarantee policies. See policies and program details on their money-back guarantee policy page. Amazon.com money-back guarantee >>
Gift Cards:
Yes
Amazon offers gift cards and discounted gift cards during special promotional events. Find gift cards for Amazon. with their gift card program. See policies and program details on their gift cards page. Amazon.com gift card support >>
Loyalty Programs:
Yes
Amazon offers loyalty programs for qualifying orders and customers, according to their loyalty programs policies. See policies and program details on their loyalty programs page. Amazon.com loyalty programs >>
Price Transparency:
Unlikely
It appears that Amazon may not offer price transparency currently. Amazon price transparency >>
Social Media Pages:
TBD
It appears that Amazon may not offer social media pages currently. Amazon.com social media pages >>
Financing Options
Affirm Financing:
Unlikely
It appears that Amazon may not accept Affirm financing currently. Amazon Affirm financing support >>
Afterpay Financing:
Unlikely
It appears that Amazon may not accept Afterpay financing currently. Amazon.com Afterpay financing >>
Sezzle Financing:
No
It appears that Amazon may not accept Sezzle financing currently. Amazon Sezzle financing support >>
QuadPay Financing:
No
It appears that Amazon may not accept QuadPay financing currently. Amazon QuadPay financing support >>
Klarna Financing:
Unlikely
Bread Financing:
Unlikely
It appears that Amazon may not accept Bread financing currently. Amazon.com Bread financing >>
Website Features
Website Security & Privacy:
Yes
Amazon offers website security & privacy for qualifying orders and customers, according to their website security & privacy policies. See policies and program details on their website security & privacy policies page. Amazon.com website security & privacy policies >>
Marketing Programs
Affiliate Programs:
Yes
Amazon offers affiliate programs for qualifying orders and customers, according to their affiliate programs policies. See policies and program details on their affiliate programs page. Amazon affiliate programs >>
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