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Perfume Emporium vs Perfumes NY

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PERFUME EMPORIUM

Perfume Emporium is the place to go when searching for online retailers of discounted fragrances. With over 15,000 original designer fragrances, competitive prices, supportive staff, and a very user friendly website, Perfume Emporium will keep you coming back for all your fragrance needs.

Started in 1999, Perfume Emporium is a dream realized by two brothers with a mission to satisfy customers with superior customer service and low prices. We feel Perfume Emporium is an excellent choice due to the full service nature of this site.

First off, Perfume Emporium offers an excellent selection of perfumes and fragrances. If you know a particular designer fragrance, you can easily find it with their convenient search facility. On the other hand, if you'd like to see what's new in their supply, or would like to check out the top customer rated fragrances, Perfume Emporium allows you to easily browse through those selections.

Perfume Emporium is also the only retailer that offers an incentive program in the way of Beauty Bucks. With these, repeat customers are rewarded with lower prices off the already discounted fragrances. We also really liked their Fragrance of the Month Club that allows you to try new scents each month for only $8.00. They are the only retailer we found that provides this unique and fun option.

If you're buying a gift for someone and don't know exactly what to buy, Perfume Emporium offers a Gift Finder facility. Simply answer a few questions, and they will suggest a fragrance to you. They also have a Gift Reminder option that will remind you in the future of important gift-giving dates.

While they have an extensive collection of perfumes and colognes, Perfume Emporium offers discounts on even more products. They offer a wide range of Skincare, Makeup, and Haircare products as well. Within these categories, you can search alphabetically by brand, or by price range to find the product you're looking for.

Savings are significant across the board on all the products they offer. Perfume Emporium ships both nationally and internationally. If you're not happy with your order, Perfume Emporium allows you to return it within 60 days of purchase for a full refund. This is much more generous than other perfume stores in our review. Shipping fees vary depending on the number of products ordered and start at $5.90.

Overall, Perfume Emporium impressed us with the large selection of discounted 100% authentic fragrances, and convenient search options. Further, they go beyond just a perfume store by offering a rewards program, monthly perfume club, gift finders, and product request. For all these reasons, Perfume Emporium earns our highest rating for Perfume Stores.

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PERFUMES NY

Despite the name, Perfumes NY is based in Miami and has been in business since 2005. According to their "About Us" page, they have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, but we were unable to verify that information ourselves.

Many aspects of Perfumes NY's website left us with questions. First, when comparing a basic cologne - Polo by Ralph Lauren eau de toilette in the 4 oz. size - we found that their price was actually above list: $80.80 vs. $80.00. This was much higher than other retailers' average price of about $60. A large number of the products listed on the site had no images, and were shown as "image coming soon". Given that the image on the side of the site was advertising the "Summer 2015 Cosmetics Collection" in 2016, we probably wouldn't hold our breath on those images being added!

We also tried giving a call to both of the customer service numbers listed on the site. We got a Google voice answering service, and no one picked up the call. Looking a little deeper, we found that the number was also listed as the customer service for a web development business, and the company address came up as a residential location in South Florida. In all likelihood, Perfumes NY does not carry its own inventory but rather works as a drop shipper (operating as a middleman between warehouses and customers). That's not necessarily a negative thing, but customers should be aware of this fact if they're expecting a traditional perfume retailer.

We also were confused by the rotating deals bar at the top of the page. On the day of our review, it said "Today! SITEWIDE Sale 20% OFF All Products: No", making us wonder if there was actually a sale or not. It was also advertising a "Happy Wednesday Sale", even though our review was completed on a different day of the week.

Shipping costs were equally conflicting. On the sidebar of the site, it says that shipping is free for orders over $59, but in the small text near the bottom of the page, it says "We deliver all of our products to our clients which will beof [typo] absolutely free shipping."

Finally, we were not able to find any customer reviews - positive or negative - anywhere.

We're left feeling like Perfumes NY is a mystery, and not necessarily one that we'd like to solve. We give them low marks and suggest that you take a look at one of the more established perfume retailers in our review.

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Perfume Stores

To help you find the Best Perfume Stores, TopConsumerReviews.com provides you with an in-depth comparison of Perfume Emporium and Perfumes NY.

Most perfume and cologne is purchased at big name department stores. Like all products sold in these stores, a healthy premium is added to all the perfumes sold in order to offset the costs of operating such a large store. Outside of the expensive mark-up you also have to deal with the driving, parking lots, long lines and the lack of help that exists in department stores today. Instead, many savvy shoppers have discovered an alternative to the traditional high priced, inconvenient approach - shopping for perfume online.

Every year, more people are buying their perfume and cologne from online perfume stores. These stores allow you to purchase your favorite perfume or cologne in the convenience of your home and at a discounted price. Depending on the state you reside in, you will probably be able to avoid sales tax. Many stores even offer free shipping, depending on the amount of your total purchase.

When looking for an online perfume store you'll want to consider a few factors before making a purchase. Some of these include:

  • Selection. Does the perfume store offer a wide selection of perfume and cologne?
  • Shipping. Does the perfume store charge a reasonable fee for sending you your purchase?
  • Return Policy. What if you're not satisfied with your perfume or cologne once it arrives? Can you return it for a full refund?

TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best perfume stores available today. We hope this information helps you make your next perfume purchase!



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