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#4642686 - 02/17/24 11:43 AM E Commerce Results Filtering  
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This is a pet peeve of mine. Two of my number one shopping websites are Amazon and Home Depot. Both have an annoying problem, adherence to search criteria. Search for black widgets and you get brown and blue widgets in the results. Search for cordless widgets and you get corded widgets in the results.

And worst of all you put in a simple mathematical search criteria like "LESS THAN $75" and you get this:

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#4642687 - 02/17/24 12:02 PM Re: E Commerce Results Filtering [Re: F4UDash4]  
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I shop online with Tesco 3 times a week for my mum, my sister and myself. I can search for 'non-bio' washing detergent and all I get is 'bio' in the results. That's just one example and it's f'ing annoying.

I've also had the same issue with Amazon.


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#4642716 - 02/17/24 11:43 PM Re: E Commerce Results Filtering [Re: F4UDash4]  
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Yeah, I have the same complaint. I even once ordered something from Amazon by mistake because of it. Not an expensive item, but it was still annoying.

I was looking for larger reading glasses, and in the search results were glasses that blocked blue light and looked just like reading glasses and I liked the style so I ordered them. Come to find out, they were just blue-blockers, and not actual reading glasses. Yes, I should have looked more closely, but I just didn't expect them to show results that in no way matched my searched criteria. Lesson learned.


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#4642717 - 02/18/24 12:15 AM Re: E Commerce Results Filtering [Re: Arthonon]  
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Originally Posted by Arthonon
Yeah, I have the same complaint. I even once ordered something from Amazon by mistake because of it. Not an expensive item, but it was still annoying.

I was looking for larger reading glasses, and in the search results were glasses that blocked blue light and looked just like reading glasses and I liked the style so I ordered them. Come to find out, they were just blue-blockers, and not actual reading glasses. Yes, I should have looked more closely, but I just didn't expect them to show results that in no way matched my searched criteria. Lesson learned.



I've done similar. Good thing Amazon has such a lenient return policy.


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#4642738 - 02/18/24 05:57 PM Re: E Commerce Results Filtering [Re: F4UDash4]  
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Ah I bet I can see what's happening, for that $109 item you can pay less than $75 dollars per month smile


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