Product JD Sportsproducts: JD sports1offers 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 tennisrackets and more. They also supply trainers and other styles of footwear formen, women and children. They also have an advantage on its digital storefrontproving to be the most popular for online shopping with it’s easy to understandinterface and showing off most popular products, which can prove to be a verygood part of the business in the future.2 Screenshots ITunesProducts ITunes is a digital storefront that sells Music, audiobooksand movies3that sends .
m4p file/ .m4v files to an IOS enabled device/ software system. Thisallows for it to be digitally played through any Apple device ort computer withITunes installed. The physical versions of the songs are not able to be boughtthrough the storefront but the digital versions can be downloaded again andagain onto different devices and can be played without another device.
4It also has the ability to differentiate the genres of all the products in sucha way so as to make it easier to find the style of music/films/books5you enjoy the most. It updates frequently with newer songs released by bignames and smaller bands.6 Screenshots Similaritiesand differences (M1)Similarities:Both are the most popular online store fronts intheir respective fields.
Both use online storefronts to sell itemsBoth update their digital storefronts with newcontent Differences: One sells physical products whereas the other sellsdigitalDifferent companies made themOne uses buildings and the internet to selltheir products whereas the other only has an online storefront PlaceJD Sports –Delivery & tracking online, getting the product to the customer Once an item has been purchased from the JD sport website thereare three main way in which the delivery is carried out. There is the standarddelivery, 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 afee of £4.99 minimum regardless of the overall costs of the products but doeshave the added bonus of being delivered in a set window of time for the nextday. Premium next day delivery involves a fee of £5.99 and comes without an allotteddelivery time the next day.
Click and collect just sends the order to thenearest pick up point and has no extra fees involved. The site7also includes the function of being able to track where your delivery has gottento, using either email alerts, account usage or both. Screenshots ITunes – Delivery& tracking online, getting the product to the customer ITunes does not require people to have their music delivereddirectly to their door. Instead it uses the internet to send the music and/ orfilm files to the device that has paid for it. This gets rid of costs fortransport but does cause a slight increase on maintenance of the servers that ITunesruns off. This allows for the music to be instantly sent over the internet intothe device that the user wants to have their music on.
This allows for them tohave the music quickly, easily and efficiently, whilst also showing how long itwill take to fully complete its download. Screenshots Similaritiesand differences (M1) Similarities:Both have a form of progress of how far theproduct is to use by the customerThey each require payment before the deliverycan be startedThey both have the ability to show how far alongthe chain of movement the product has gone with accounts to their serviceDifferences: One uses a progress bar whereas the other hasemail alertsOne has a fee for delivery whereas the other hasno feeOne uses the internet to deliver productswhereas 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 thatthe website works, with the ability to find and order products only from asmartphone or tablet. It allows for a much easier time in ordering and finding thingsfor those on the go, not requiring a person to bring a laptop around with themto order a new pair of trainers. Screenshots ITunes -getting the product to the customer Screenshots Similaritiesand differences (M1) Similarities: Differences: One uses the app store to be downloaded whereas iTunesis its own application1 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-24385934 https://www.macworld.com/article/3019878/software/15-years-of-itunes-a-look-at-apples-media-app-and-its-influence-on-an-industry.html5 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/