shipping

  1. New Shipping Promotion For International/AK/HI Customers

    New Shipping Promotion For International/AK/HI Customers

    As you may know from our previous blog post about shipping that we are constantly brainstorming about possible ways to help our customer lighten the shipping cost load. Free Shipping through all its different versions have been enjoyed by our customer in the contiguous U.S. for many, many years but those outside the lower 48 states always ask what about us the international (and AK/HI) customers?

    The obvious reason free shipping can't be offered to all is that shipping cost differs greatly once outside the invisible lines of the 48 states. For example, we have many Canadian that asked "I live just a few minutes from the US border, can I get free shipping?"

    Let's take a look at what happens in this situation. Let's just say a customer that lives in Washington state 5 mins from the border and another that lives 5 mins from the border on the British Columbia side with both making the same $100 item order.

    Washington shipping is about $18 to $20s with FedEx (

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  2. New Free Shipping at $125, No Code Needed And Some Thoughts About Shipping

    New Free Shipping at $125, No Code Needed And Some Thoughts About Shipping

    At ToyDemon we try our best to listen to our customers and see if we can always do better. Our survey last month was been a great source of feedback. One of the topics that came up a lot from our customers has to do with free shipping and the wish for it to be applied automatically, not having to rely on using a coupon code.

    We understand that a lot of the things we do, see, and think about are unknown to our customers and we would like to take this opportunity to share some thoughts about shipping. Shipping cost is one of the things we calculate, recalculate, and constantly thinking about what can be done to improve it. Here's a couple of thoughts we have on shipping.

    Company Scale Affects Shipping(or we are not Amazon, Apple, or Walmart)

    In regards to free shipping, quite a few customers commented on the survey that we should provide free shipping at $25 like what Amazon does, better yet 2-Day shipping

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