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Saving money using your Amazon wish list?

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A friend asked me for an Amazon wish list, so I went through the saved stuff in my cart and put a list together. When I checked it the next day to make sure that what I had put in there was reasonable, I noticed that one of the items was significantly cheaper than it had been before. I went to the page for the item… but it was a different seller, and one who was offering free shipping which the other one was not… and I'm 100% sure about this, because I still had the original item in my cart.

Is this some sort of fluke, or is this normal on Amazon? This could be a useful way to save money, if there is a way to make this happen consistently.
Created 12-14-2017 at 02:57 AM by Princess_Spock
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Seriously? There isn't one single person who can tell me if this is a familiar phenomenon or not, and if so, how it works?
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If its not amazon, but a 3rd party seller, it's likely a fluke. Most cases of adding items to your cart, wish list, or save for later lists will trigger a price increase (for amazon items). If you're not ready to buy, bookmark it.
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Both sellers were third-party sellers… So, this thing of adding an item to the wish list but Amazon substituted a cheaper priced seller of the same thing is not typical?
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If its not amazon, but a 3rd party seller, it's likely a fluke. Most cases of adding items to your cart, wish list, or save for later lists will trigger a price increase (for amazon items). If you're not ready to buy, bookmark it.
Well, it seems the truth is already spoke (y)
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Both sellers were third-party sellers… So, this thing of adding an item to the wish list but Amazon substituted a cheaper priced seller of the same thing is not typical?
Wish lists shows the cheapest price, which could even be just launched sellers.

Listing Order:
1) Amazon
2) Cheapest FBA Seller
3) Cheapest 3rd Party Seller
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So… This was NOT a fluke, this is normal, LOL? Can you add whatever item you're hoping to buy to your wish list to see the cheapest price?
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