Product balls for each and every sport E.G. football,

Product

 

JD Sports
products:

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JD sports1
offers a wide variety of clothing and sport equipment for any and all situation.
It sells all sport wear, balls for each and every sport E.G. football,
basketball, tennis balls as well as selling the equipment such as tennis
rackets and more. They also supply trainers and other styles of footwear for
men, women and children. They also have an advantage on its digital storefront
proving to be the most popular for online shopping with it’s easy to understand
interface and showing off most popular products, which can prove to be a very
good part of the business in the future.2

 

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ITunes
Products

 

ITunes is a digital storefront that sells Music, audiobooks
and movies3
that sends .m4p file/ .m4v files to an IOS enabled device/ software system. This
allows for it to be digitally played through any Apple device ort computer with
ITunes installed. The physical versions of the songs are not able to be bought
through the storefront but the digital versions can be downloaded again and
again onto different devices and can be played without another device.4
It also has the ability to differentiate the genres of all the products in such
a way so as to make it easier to find the style of music/films/books5
you enjoy the most. It updates frequently with newer songs released by big
names and smaller bands.6

 

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Similarities
and differences (M1)

Similarities:

Both are the most popular online store fronts in
their respective fields. Both use online storefronts to sell itemsBoth update their digital storefronts with new
content

 

Differences:

One sells physical products whereas the other sells
digitalDifferent companies made themOne uses buildings and the internet to sell
their products whereas the other only has an online storefront

 

Place

JD Sports –
Delivery & tracking online, getting the product to the customer

 

Once an item has been purchased from the JD sport website there
are three main way in which the delivery is carried out. There is the standard
delivery, next day delivery, premium next day delivery and click and collect.
Standard delivery usually involves paying £3.99 on any order that is less than
£60 and if it is over the delivery is free. Next day delivery involves paying a
fee of £4.99 minimum regardless of the overall costs of the products but does
have the added bonus of being delivered in a set window of time for the next
day. Premium next day delivery involves a fee of £5.99 and comes without an allotted
delivery time the next day. Click and collect just sends the order to the
nearest pick up point and has no extra fees involved. The site7
also includes the function of being able to track where your delivery has gotten
to, using either email alerts, account usage or both.

 

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ITunes – Delivery
& tracking online, getting the product to the customer

 

ITunes does not require people to have their music delivered
directly to their door. Instead it uses the internet to send the music and/ or
film files to the device that has paid for it. This gets rid of costs for
transport but does cause a slight increase on maintenance of the servers that ITunes
runs off. This allows for the music to be instantly sent over the internet into
the device that the user wants to have their music on. This allows for them to
have the music quickly, easily and efficiently, whilst also showing how long it
will take to fully complete its download.

 

 

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Similarities
and differences (M1)

 

Similarities:

Both have a form of progress of how far the
product is to use by the customerThey each require payment before the delivery
can be startedThey both have the ability to show how far along
the chain of movement the product has gone with accounts to their service

Differences:

One uses a progress bar whereas the other has
email alertsOne has a fee for delivery whereas the other has
no feeOne uses the internet to deliver products
whereas the other requires physical transportation

 

 

 

Applications
(Apps)

JD Sports –
getting the product to the customer

 

The JD sports app Functions practically in the same way that
the website works, with the ability to find and order products only from a
smartphone or tablet. It allows for a much easier time in ordering and finding things
for those on the go, not requiring a person to bring a laptop around with them
to order a new pair of trainers.

 

 

 

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ITunes –
getting the product to the customer

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Similarities
and differences (M1)

 

Similarities:

 

Differences:

One uses the app store to be downloaded whereas iTunes
is its own application

1 https://www.jdsports.co.uk/

 

2 http://www.thedrum.com/opinion/2016/03/03/jd-sports-sprinting-away-online-sports-equipment-market

 

3 https://www.lifewire.com/itunes-store-history-2438593

4 https://www.macworld.com/article/3019878/software/15-years-of-itunes-a-look-at-apples-media-app-and-its-influence-on-an-industry.html

5 https://www.apple.com/uk/itunes/

6 https://arstechnica.com/apple/2012/11/itunes-through-the-ages/

 

7 https://www.jdsports.co.uk/customer-service/delivery/