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Does Amazon Ship To Australia?

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You are here because you are probably searching for “Amazon Australia” or an amazon.com store in Australia. You are an Australian, right? And you may be looking for it because you want to shop from said website. I will be straightforward to you.

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Amazon.com.au Kicks-off in Australia

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Amazon,Inc. has just recently launched Amazon.com.au, a dedicated e-book and app retail store for the Australian market.

Australians are without a doubt book-lovers. There is certainly a really significant market in the business of book selling. With the advancement of technology, electronic books are becoming very popular. Also, with the huge popularity of these ebooks, numerous electronic readers have been distributed in the marketplace. The most favored e-book reader to date is the Kindle. It offers several units such as the Kindle Wifi only, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle DX as well as the a variety of editions of Kindle Fire. Some other popular brands consist of the Nook and Sony E-reader.

With the attractiveness of Amazon Kindle in The land down under, the judgment of Amazon to launch Amazon Australia is a no-brainer. Undoubtedly, you will find a huge business for e-books in Australia. Which in turn market demand can be addressed well by Amazon when it puts up a dedicated ebook shop in the region. With the introduction of Amazon.com.au, Australians can now order as well as download and read ebooks and mobile applications sans Amazon.com, the US store.

Of course, this retail outlet is not without limitations. Furthermore, possibly not everyone is pleased with its launch. To begin with, local electronic book shops might be suffering with the introduction of the big supplier in the industry. With its popular trademark, this will definitely get a substantial percentage in the marketplace. Second, there are downsides in the books which can be sold in Amazon.com.au. It’s widely known that Amazon.com offers enormous number of labels. These, however, will not all be available in Amazon.com.au. The latter retail store will simply sell a very limited books which can be best suited to the Australian audience. Ultimately, most are disappointed that Amazon.com. is merely an electronic-book and app store. With the great sector in the shopping online market in The australian continent, numerous people were waiting for that Amazon is going to launch any local online shop much like Amazon US, in Australia. To the dissatisfaction a number of Aussies, Amazon Australia was released merely as an electronic-book and also app-store.

Acceptably, we’ll can never predict that the establishment of this shop could mean the introduction of a much bigger Amazon Australia. It could be the commencement of the entry of Amazon, Inc. in the local sector. There may be a probability that in the near future, it will play against Australia’s online website.

Nevertheless, Amazon.com.au is a good start for Australians. At least for now, Aussies can buy books on this regional Amazon store.

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Amazon.com to Australia Shopping Guide

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Online Shopping, without a doubt, causes several changes in the structure of the retail industry in Australia. According to a study conducted by PwC Australia in 2012, Australia online shopping accounts for 6.3% of the total retail sales in 2012. This is equivalent to $16 Billion of online retail expenditures in said year. Of said $16 Billion, $7.2 Billion or 45% were spent to offshore online stores. Among Aussies’ favorite offshore online stores is Amazon.com which is ranked by Alexa.com at #12 among the most visited websites in Australia.

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Amazon Officially Lands In Australia

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Amazon is now officially in Australia. But wait, it’s not the store but Amazon Web Services (AWS). According to AWS blog post on June 19, Amazon has added its 33rd edge location in Sydney, Australia for Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Route 53. These services are among the cloud computing services offed by Amazon.

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Amazon Kindle Australia Store

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A few years ago, a major survey about reading was commissioned by the Australia Council for the Arts. According to the survey, about eighty-five (85) per cent of Australians are avid readers of poetry and literature. This simply shows that Australians are indeed fond of reading, especially books.

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USA and Australia Clothing Sizes and Electric Requirement Compared

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One of the things that you should consider when purchasing items from another country, like those from the USA specifically from Amazon, is that some of the description of such item may vary from the standard applicable in Australia. Some of which are the sizes of clothing, shoes and the voltage requirement of electronic items.

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Amazon Payment Methods and Resolving Payment Issues

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If you are looking into purchasing some items at Amazon, you have to be sure that you have any of the allowed means by which you could make the payment. Is a debit card accepted? Does Amazon accept Paypal payments or does it accept wire transfer from Australia? Does Amazon sell gift cards? We’ll answer this questions in this article.

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Could Amazon establish a local presence in Australia soon?

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Amazon, the world’s largest online store, is reported to have plans of establishing local warehouse in Australia as part of its international distribution network. According to TheAge, Amazon is turning its eyes in Asia-Pacific region particularly the Land Down Under.

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