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What is Amazon Warehouse? Everything you need to know about scoring the best deals

What is Amazon Warehouse? Everything you need to know about scoring the best deals
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It’s no secret that good housekeeping Readers love to shop and save on Amazon, so naturally, we can’t wait to share with you the latest Amazon find that’s all about saving money: Amazon Warehouse.

It’s a section of the site that offers discounts on some of the most sought-after items. These products are for sale because they are in “like new, opened, or pre-owned” condition, according to the Amazon Warehouse FAQ page.

But sometimes, shoppers can get a better deal. “I had great luck getting it Big discounts on new products Sold directly by Amazon,” says Lexi Sachs, director of textiles at the Good Housekeeping Institute. I randomly found the site one day when buying balloon sets (usually $30) for her kids and noticed a “new $20.50” option with the Amazon Prime logo next to it. Click Sachs on the packaging only to discover that the packaging was slightly damaged and decided to give it a try. “When my order came out, the box looked like it was in perfect condition,” she says. Afterward, Sachs says she was hooked.

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How do I get to Amazon Warehouse?

You can click the big shopping button above or here. On Amazon.com, you can simply click on the arrow next to the search function and scroll down to “Amazon Warehouse”. Then, you can search and browse for items, from any category, and specifically from the warehouse.

Amazon store home page.

Amazon

How does Amazon Warehouse work?

According to Amazon, all items are evaluated and graded using a 20-point quality process. The site uses labels like “Like New”, “Renewed”, “Good” and “Acceptable” to give shoppers a quick understanding of a product’s condition, along with detailed reviews unique to that item.


If you are not satisfied with your purchase, Amazon Warehouse offers free replacements within 30 days when there is a product in the same condition as the list available in their stock.

As for achieving a lot, it is The service is on a first-come-first-served basis. “It’s not like there are multiple units in stock, it’s something you have to pay attention to, and you have to be quick because it’s usually a one-time item at a time,” Sachs explains. She suggests adding your chosen item to Amazon’s “Save for Later” so that you can keep track of your markdowns.

And to give you an idea of ​​what a “damaged packaging” might look like, Sachs kindly provided us with photos of a recent toy purchase she made at Amazon Warehouse, and if you ask us, it’s barely noticeable!

Buy a game from Amazon Warehouse.

Buy a game from Amazon Warehouse.

Lexi Sachs

Since then, Sachs has made more purchases on Amazon Warehouse, and claims there’s usually no noticeable damage most of the time. “I was honestly going to give some items as a gift,” she says. “Today I got a new set for tie dye, and the edges were looking a bit skewed. However, the contents were perfect.”

Is Amazon Warehouse legit and safe to shop from?

To be extra safe, be sure to only make your purchase when your item says Fulfilled by Amazon. You can see this on the far right of the page, below the price. “Knowing that Amazon fulfills them, I know they are legit and I can easily fix any issues if they arise,” Sachs says. “I don’t think I would feel safe if the seller was a third party that I had to deal with separately if there was a problem.”

So the next time you find yourself on Amazon, it probably won’t hurt to browse the Amazon Warehouse and see what it has to offer. As for me, I’m totally convinced!

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