Alice.com is an online shopping site that was founded by Brian Wiegand and Mark McGuire (no, not the baseball player). Their slogan is: everyone needs an Alice. What makes it different is that shipping is always free on every order. Alice.com offers cleaning products, health and beauty items, baby needs, office supplies, pet food and even some pantry items. There are also virtual coupons on some items which can mean some awesome deals.
Signing up is easy. Your user name is your email address and you need to have a password. Once you sign up, just enter all your information and begin shopping.
There are a variety of ways to shop on Alice.com. You can shop by room, new products, or hot deals. The prices of most items are comparable to the big box stores. Some items are a few cents higher but if you take time and gas consumption into consideration, it evens out.
When shopping for a product, you can search by category, brand name, green or organic or by products which have a coupon. If you keep a sharp eye out, you can often find great deals with coupons. For example: I was able to purchase body wash for my husband for .99 because there was a $3 coupon for it. When ordering you must have a minimum 6 items in your shopping cart to check out.
Once your order is placed, you will get an email telling you when your order has been shipped. Most orders arrive in a bright blue box at your doorstep in one to two business days. When I got my first order from Alice.com, I was very pleased with how my items were packaged and delivered. Everything that was liquid was taped shut and placed in a plastic bag. The box and all the packing supplies are recyclable.
After your first order, Alice.com will send you reminders when it is time to reorder your products. When you log into your account again, you can see what items need to be ordered. You can also see all of your previous orders showing what you have spent to date.
When I placed my second order, I received an email that it had shipped and that they had also included a goody bag for me. I thought that was really great customer service! It turned out to be a granola bar in a very cute little shopping bag.
I really love Alice.com and will continue to order from them. They have terrific customer service and I like that all the packaging can be reused. It is a wonderful service for busy parents, housebound individuals, or people who live in rural areas who have to drive a long distance to go shopping. Oh heck, it’s great for everyone; because everyone needs an Alice!