It can be so frustrating to be not able to shop when you do not have a credit or debit card. Most students and unemployed people do not have bank cards. Even those who do have them sometimes hesitate to use them for online transactions. Amazon cash is a great way to shop online without any of these problems!
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Internet shopping is very convenient if you have the means to pay online or just got a gift card. If you do not have anything to settle transactions online, you can only shop from physical shops. How medieval, right? Amazon is here to help you with this problem. Amazon is launching the Amazon Cash service which allows you to apply cash toward your online account. It’s a bit complicated as you will have to visit a participating store show them a barcode and give them your money. A good news is that there are no fees. You can add between $15 to $500 at a time. You can find barcode both on the website and through Amazon’s mobile applications. There are shortcuts (like a home screen icon or Apple’s Wallet application) if you use it very. The Amazon cash option is only available in America and is limited to a few retailers like CVS and Speedway. More than 25% of American consumers use cash only. So Amazon has a huge target market. Cardless customers will be attracted towards this card as this will let them shop online easily without any hassle. Hopefully, Amazon Cash will be introduced to other countries once it’s successful in America.
What do you think of this service? Will it make online shopping convenient? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!