A: Amazon attracts customers by offering discounts.
Apple gives Amazon a good wholesale price because Amazon buys in huge bulk and will commit to purchases in advance.
Apple will sell their products at the MSRP at all times, so that any there resellers can have a chance to sell a product by offering a discount.
Is it safe to buy Apple products from Amazon?
Normally Amazon products are fine. You should strongly consider buying direct from Apple, the reason is because when you buy from another reseller you are sacrificing many privileges such as if there is a problem you can return the machine within 14 days for ANY reason.
Why is iPad cheaper on Amazon than Apple?
iPad is cheaper on Amazon than in the Apple store
Here is the biggest benefit of buying an iPad (and all other Apple devices) on Amazon: lower prices. We track prices of all newly introduced iPad models since the Apple shop opened on Amazon. And the rule is that you can save between 3 and 10% compared to Apple stores.
Is it better to buy from Apple or Amazon?
On current and future value, AAPL clearly has AMZN beat. And while Amazon has Apple beat in top-line growth, Apple’s bottom-line growth surpassed Amazon’s last quarter. Amazon has much more cash on a per-share basis despite having roughly half the total cash Apple holds.
Why is Amazon cheaper?
Amazon because of its size and scale is able to do all of these things and hence charge a lower price to customers while still making a profit. Lower profit margins result in lower prices for customers. Lower prices for customers result in more sales volume and less competition.