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The Huge Mistake Amazon, Google, and eBay Are All Making

By Austin Smith and Jeremy Phillips - Apr 14, 2013 at 12:00PM

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This big strategy is a headline-grabber and a waste of money.

Online retailing is touting same-day-delivery service. In this video, Austin Smith makes the case that same-day delivery is nothing more than a headline-grabber. Online retailers may feel a need to offer this service to be competitive, but Austin says shoppers are more focused on free delivery, price, and selection -- and he believes Amazon.com rules the roost in these metrics.

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Alphabet Inc. Stock Quote
Alphabet Inc.
GOOGL
$2,116.10 (-0.16%) $-3.30
Amazon.com, Inc. Stock Quote
Amazon.com, Inc.
AMZN
$2,135.50 (2.57%) $53.50
eBay Inc. Stock Quote
eBay Inc.
EBAY
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