Friday, 25 February 2011

Delivery delays to USA and Canada

Some packets that would normally be sent by air are now being sent by surface mail. This is because the United States Department of Homeland Security is continuing to require increased security measures for items carried on passenger airlines.

Most items, including personal letters and cards, magazines, CDs, DVDs and lightweight packets, will be delivered in the US within a few days of posting. However, there are delays of about two weeks for some heavier packets.

Friday, 4 February 2011

OFT responds to Amazon 'Price Parity' complaints

The Office of Fair Trading have responded to MEP Graham Watson about the complaint that have been made about Amazon's 'Price Parity' policy:

"...The OFT is aware of the concerns in relation to Amazon's policy. Although the OFT has not yet launched a formal investigation, we are currently considering the issues raised under our powers and in accordance with our priorirtisation principles..."

Also see:
Amazon introduces Price Parity policy

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