Amazon already covered one hundred million subscription to Prime Membership and due to this much number of subscription, the company increased the membership price to $119 a year.
In the bunch of membership packet, it offers Free Shipping, Prime Video, Prime Music, eBooks and some other benefits.
The question here arises is that the money you are spending on membership is worth to your pocket or not?
My response to this question is a big no. Here are the top 5 reasons why Amazon Prime Membership may not worth you.
1. Free shipping
The major reason behind getting the membership is Free 2-day shipping and Prime offers by Amazon. This offer attracts the larger number of customers to go for membership.
The completion behind this is that $119 that you spent on getting the membership is going to recover or not?
Can you spend $199 just for shipping?
The answer to this question can be derived by going through all the past purchases of a particular year and calculating how much money you had spent on shipping.
I compared for past 3 years and found that getting the membership is just the waste of money.
2. Prime Video
The most of the customers also think that getting amazon prime membership will also allow you to become the member of Prime Video and this will cover their cost. But according to what I research, I found that most of the Prime Video users are not happy with this service.
Moreover, there is no comparison between Netflix and Prime Video as users do not find any new episodes there.
Also, a survey by Morgan Stanley stats that Netflix and Prime Video has the ratio of 39:5 when it comes to “the best original programming”.
So spending this much of money is no worth to you.
3. It makes you lazy shopper
The customer also becomes lazy after getting amazon prime membership. They do not wait for any offers, do not compare prices from other sites or retail store and do not look for coupons. They just search for a product, click on “buy it now” and there shopping is done.
Is this not increasing your cost of membership?
For sure it is increasing your cost of membership by spending more than you need to pay at times.
Again, amazon prime membership is not for you.
4. You begin to overspend
A study also shows that people after getting amazon prime membership spend more on shopping when it is compared with non-member users.
The reason behind is that, firstly, people think that they can cover membership charges if they purchase more. Secondly, Individuals starts purchasing everything under the sun from Amazon, regularly paying considerably more than they would at their neighbourhood store, keeping in mind the end goal to get the free 2-day shipping.
5. Amazon-Walmart comparison
People with amazon prime membership stop comparing prices from Walmart which is basically known for the lesser price when it is compared with other e-commerce hubs.
This is also the major drawback of having amazon prime membership as there is the loss of money and offers that are available on other e-commerce sites.
After prime membership customers totally depend upon the Amazon and its prices which is not beneficial for them.
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