Tag: amazon

  • Amazon considering price hike for Prime service in U.S.

    Amazon considering price hike for Prime service in U.S.

    Even at the higher price, Prime’s still a great deal. You get a streaming video library that’s comparable to Netflix, plus free shipping on just about everything. For those (like us) who live in the sticks, Prime is amazingly convenient. But why such a big price hike? Why wait so long to pad your margins? […]

  • Amazon Prime: the rural escapee’s best friend

    Amazon Prime: the rural escapee’s best friend

    When we moved to rural West Virginia last year, we knew the remote location would pose some challenges. There aren’t many doctors nearby, for example. It takes an hour to reach the nearest hospital. We drive twenty-five miles just to get our oil changed. But the biggest headache? Shopping. Like all good Americans, we had […]