Amazon app now available for international shopping
Amazon has updated both its mobile shopping app and its mobile website, so customers can now browse and ship millions of products to their country. The ‘International Shopping’ experience is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Brazilian and German and 25 currencies, with more to be added later this year.
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With the update, for example Belgian consumers can now browse the Amazon website and see only the products that can be shipped to Belgium. “This makes it easier than ever for customers to get the best of Amazon and shop with ease in their local currency”, the company states. “Customers can choose from different shipping options and delivery speeds, depending on how quickly they want their package to arrive.”
Update should help European customers
The update is meant, of course, for Amazon’s customers that live outside the US. “They have been asking for a way to easily find and shop only for products available to be shipped to them. The International Shopping experience solves this customer need and makes it simple to browse, shop and ship more than 45 million products to over a hundred countries around the world”, says Samir Kumar, VP of Amazon Exports and Expansion.
To make use of the international shopping experience, customers need to go into their settings within the Amazon Shopping app, choose the ‘Country & Language’ option and select ‘International Shopping’ in the country picker. There they can also set their preferred language and currency.