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amazon has officially presented Amazon Home Services. The service, which had been in the testing phase since last year in various locations (Seattle, Los Angeles and New York), offers a list with more than 700 services of all kinds related to the home. By way of illustration, we can find a wide range of possibilities such as receiving math lessons, TV installation, cleaning the house, electricity, plumbing, repairing a car wheel, music… All, classified into six categories: Home improvements , Computers and electronics, Lawn and garden, Automobile, Classes and Other services.

The company also guarantees that, if a client is not satisfied with the result obtained after carrying out a task, said task will be carried out again or the amount will be reimbursed.

Amazon Home services was already operational in beta version in 4 cities. With the launch announced today, it will be present in 41 US Statesplanning another expansion in the near future.

The service has a rating system in which users who hire services, once completed, rate the professional, with the aim that new customers get an idea by reading the opinions of other users.

“Around 85 million Amazon customers buy products that require service or installation. Third-party estimates show that consumers spend four times more on services than they spend on physical products each year.He said Vice President of Amazon Marketplace, Peter Faricy.

Profit sharing with suppliers

Amazon is working directly not only with local suppliersbut also with the existing providers on the market as TaskRabbitThe agreement allows Amazon to offer a greater number of services, helping companies increase their number of customers.

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Amazon Home Services is based on a profit sharing model with suppliers. The company will charge a 5 percent commission, plus fees ranging from 10 percent for personalized services to 15 percent for standardized services.

Amazon includes this interesting infographic with the press release

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