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|User Info||DESTROY EVERYTHING Bezos Touches (and not just Bezos); entered at 2017-11-30 16:21:18|
Registered: 2008-12-09 Spokane WA
I have been known to buy a lot of stuff on line--quite a large percentage of that consists of car parts as I usually have a project or five underway at any given time. |
Amazon once upon a time had some parts that were priced favorably over local vendors, chain stores other online sellers. That hasn't been the case for years.
Local outlets of national chain stores with an online presence are in a war right now and it's great for the consumer. I just bought about $300 in parts to complete a disc brake conversion for one of my projects, which was $600 less than one online seller, $350 less than another. Amazon couldn't compete at all.
Rock Auto, Carquest and O'Reilly's got my business. I won with either free in store pickup (O'Reilly's) or free delivery over $25 (Carquest) or free delivery (Rock Auto, with a checkout code).
Ginnie is right about the conditions there, 60+ hour weeks, missed deadlines, etc. I know way more about Amazon than I want to, due to my son's employment there.