Amazon Favorability Statistics 2021

By Ethan Ace, Published May 14, 2021, 08:37am EDT

Amazon is everywhere: cameras, access control, video analytics, and more. How do security integrators feel about them?

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Inside, we examine statistics and commentary from ~200 security integrators on Amazon's positioning, pros, and cons.

Strong ******** ************

******'* ************ *** * strong ********, *** +**%, with ****** **** ** integrators ****** * ******** view. **** ********** ** especially *********** ***** *** tone ** ********** ********* (discussed *****).

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Stronger ************ ** **

************ ****** *** ** was **** ******** **** international, +**% **. +**%, with ******* **** "*******/***'* Know" ******* ******* *** US.

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******

********** ********* **** **** these **** ******:

  • ******** ******** ********
  • **** / **********
  • ****** ***** ***** ********
  • **** ****** / *********** issues
  • *** ******** ** *****

Business ******** ********

*** **** ****** ******* from *********** *** ** Amazon's ******** *********, **** respondents ******* *** ******'* huge ****, ********** ** competition, ******** *********, *** more.

*******, ***** ******** **** almost ** ****** ** come **** ***** ****** positively ** ***** ****** negatively, **** ***** ****** due ** ***********/**** ** use, ********* ** **** detail *****.

**** **** ****** ** all ** ***** ******:

*** ***: *** ******* size & ****** ***** makes **** * ***** player ** ******** **** wish ** ******. *** security ********* **** **** are ******** *** ******** of ******** ***** **** tech ********* ****** ** offer ** **** ***** days. **** *** *** largest *********** ** *********** goods. **** ** ***** reviews ****** ** ** purchased. **** *** ** big **** **** ********* true ***********. **** *** their ********** **** * Foxcon *****. **** ***’* pay ***** *** ***** use ******** ************** ** a ********** *****. **** have ********** *** ********* which **** ***** *** line ******* ******* **** company *** ********** ********** surveillance/tracking ****. ** *****, f*ck ******

****** **** ********* **** Amazon *** *** *** small ******** *** ***********:

  • "**** ******* ** ********-**** on ********** *** ******** retail ******* *** ****** wage ****** *** ***** own *******."
  • "**** ** ********** ******* bc ******* ***** ********"
  • "* **** **** ************, Usually..... * *******: ******* brick *** ****** ****** to *** *** *****"
  • "*’* **** ** ******. I *** ********* **** as ***********, ******* ** offerings, *** **** **********. There *** **** ********* such ** ***** * monopoly, ******* ***** **********, price ********, *** ****** controls."
  • "**** ******'* ***********, *** their ******* * *** of **** **** *** could **** **** ****."
  • "****: ****, ****, ********** Dislike: ** **** "****" to *** ********"
  • "* *** **** *** I ***'* **** *** fact **** **** *** beginning ** **** *** world. *******, * ***'* but *** ****** ** video ******** **** ****."
  • "***** *********** *** ******* ordering ** *********, *** often ***** **** ******* detrimental ** *** ********* by *********** ***** ***** competitors *** ****** ***** options."
  • "****- ***** *********, ***** history *** ** *** place, **********, ********** *******' Dislike- ********* *******, ****** business *********, *** ****-******* nagging ******* ** "*** am * ****** **** of ** ***** ** this *** *** *** already *** *********** **** than *** ***** ****** that **** **** **** around *** *** **** money ** ******* **** me?"
  • "* ******* ***** *****. Essentially, ******, ********, ******* are *** *** ********* bodies; *** *** '**********' has ********** ** ***** of ******* **** ** check. ** **** *********** is **** *'* ***** to *** ** **** point, ** *** ****** cares."
  • "* ******* *** *** they ******* ******* **** are ** ********** ******* resource *** ********** *****. Their *******, ******** *** other ******** **** **** hard ** ****** ******* every *** ***** ********* make ***** ****** * little **** *********. *** fact **** **** *** not *** *** ***** is * **** ***** to ****** *** * harder ***** *** ** consider **** ********** ********."
  • "**'* ******... ***** *********** that ** ****** ** muscle ** ** ******** and ********** **** ******** can."
  • "* **** **** **** can ******** *** **********. They *** ******* ** big. * **** ***** efficient ********."
  • "**** ******* * **** service, *** *** **** at ***** *******."
  • "* ** *** * fan ** ******. * feel **** **** **** too **** *****. **** is **** ********* ******** and *** ************ ******* to ********."
  • "******* ********"
  • "***** *** *********** *** convenient *** *****."

***** ****** ************ ****** out ******'* ********* ** their *********:

  • "**** ******* ********** *** their *********"
  • "* ** *** **** the *** **** ****** their *********."
  • "* **** *** ***********, but **** *** ****** stories **** *** *********."
  • "*** *** ***. **** have ****** * ******** and *** **** **. They **** *** ****** terrible ** ***** ****** side *********."
  • "**** ****** *** **** items, *** ************ ******* practices *** ******** ********* including ******** *********, ******* of ***** **** ********* views **** ** *** like."

*** * *** ****** mentioned ******'* **** **********/******* practices:

  • "*** **** ******** ** name **** *** ****** market **********, ********* **** collection *********, ***"
  • "**** **** ****, ***** selection, **** *******. **** what **** **** *** collect ***** ******, ***'* trust **** ** ***."
  • "**** *** ********** ** be *** ** ********** and * ***'* **** the **** ** *** company ****** ** **** power, *******, *** ****** to *** ******** ***********. When *** ******* ******** to ** *** ****, their ******* ** ******** and **** *** ************* a ****** *** *******."
  • "* ***'* **** *** potential *** ***** ** collect ********* ******** ***********."

Easy / **********

*** **** ****** ******** comment *** **** ****** was **** ** *** and **********, **** ******* especially ********** *******:

  • "****** ** * *******? I **** ******, **** make ********** ****. ** use **** *** *** services ** ****, ****** easy ** *****."
  • "****** ** **** **** to ** ******** ****, they **** ** ********* return ****** *** **** it. *** ******* ** search *** ***** *** not **** ** ******** with ****** ***** *** no ********** ********."
  • "** **** ** ***** from ****. **** **** you ****** **. **** save **** ****** ****. Returns *** ****. ** order **** *** **** stuff **** **** ***** days. **'* **** ** easy"
  • "**** **** ******** *******. Easy ** *****, **** to ******, **** ********, easy ** *** *** status ** *** *****, good ******."
  • "****** ** ***** *** easy ** **** ****."
  • "**** **** ********"
  • "**** ** ****** *******"
  • "**** ** ***** ******** with."
  • "**** ********, **** *******, FAST ******** ** *******!"
  • "**** ******. **** *********. Competitive *******. **** ********. Easy *******.*** * **** some ****** **** ****....? Probably."
  • "**** ** **** *** order"
  • "**** ** **** **** you *** ******* ***."
  • "**** ** ***** *** do *******"
  • "**** ** ***** ****, great ********* ** ********."
  • "**** ********, **** ** understand ******** *******, ******* can ** * *** of *****..."
  • "****, ****, *** ******* and * *** * are *******."

Direct ***** ***** ********

**** *********** **** **** Amazon *** ********** ******** margins, ***** ********* ***** easily ***** ******* ** many ********:

  • "* ** *** **** how **** ** ** for * ******** ** price ***** ********* *** product ******* **** * have ****** *** *** price ** ******."
  • "**** - **** ********, good ******* *** - Sells ** *** *****, create ******* ******** ** hardware, *** ***** **** there ** ** ***"
  • "** ** * ***** checker *** *** ********* however ** * ******** cannot *** *** ***** of ** **********/************ **** they *** ******* ** buy ***** **** *** best ** **** ** them ******* ********** ** correctly. *** ****** ****, it ***** **** ** working **** ********* **** are ********** ********* *** need **********-***** ********. ****** is *** **** **** from ****** **** ** auction ****."
  • "***** ********* ** *******, but ** ** ******* our ****** ***** **** advertise ******** ** *** margin ******* ** **."
  • "* **** *** **** that ** ** **** easy ** ***, *****, keep *****, ****** ** return *******. *** * don't **** *** *** they ***** ***** ***** suppliers. * ***'* **** that ****** *** ***** from *** **** *********** and *** ***** ****** just **** **** ******** be * **** ********."
  • "****** *** ******* * low **** *** ******** low ******* ****** ***** for ******** ********. ** is ***** ** ******** pricing *** **** **** customers ****** ****** ** search ****** ** *** it ** * ***** price."

Grey ****** / **** ******

******* *********** ********* ** grey ****** ***/** *********** goods ****** ** ******:

  • "****** ******* *** ******** are ***** ** **** as *** **** *** product *** *** ****** meets ***** ** ***** spec ********. ********* **** in ******* *** ******** can ** **** **** general ************, *** **** Market ***** *** ******** for ** ************ *** sale."
  • "**** **** ******* ** regionalised *****, ** ********* cameras ** *** *****"
  • "*** **** ******** *******. Have ******** *********** ***** in *** ****."
  • "**** *** *** ******* distributor ** *********** *****."
  • "*** **** ********** ******* and *** **** **** products."

Few ******** ** *****

**** *** *********** ********* Amazon's **** ****** *****, Blink, ** ***** *********.

  • "*** **** ** ******* is ***** ***** ******** cameras - * ***** they *** ****** ********** and **** * ***** price ***** - ***, bad *** *** ******** in ******* *** * great ******* *** *** consumer. * **** ****** - ******** ** **** easy *** ***** ** a ***** ******* / Service. *** ****** *** the **** ****** *** also ******* **** *** millionaires "
  • "*’* ******** *** *** talking ***** *****? * have ********* ** ***** and ** ** ****** slick *** **** *******."

** ********** ********* **** in ***** *********, ******** we ********** ***** *********** about ****, ***** ****** soon). *** ********** ********* that **** **** ** installer *** ******'* *** for ******** ****** ******* (see *** ****** ** this *******:****** **** ****** ********** Pro ******** ******):

** ** ************ **** for ****** *** *** Business *** ****** *******. They **** *** ******* easy *** *** **** for *** ************

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