There aren’t many popular shopping skills (why it’s only the top 5, not top 10), but the brands that are properly leverage voice are adding value for their customers. I’m especially curious to see whether subscription service will integrate with Alexa’s “subscription” in-skill purchase. For example, a tea subscription skill that sends customers new tea each week and provides content on the tea’s origin (interview with the grower, etc) and a steeping timer. Ultimately, the shopping category is still underdeveloped and it will surely grow in interesting ways as stores and brands adopt voice as an innovative way to provide them value.
Send Me a Sample by Send Me a Sample – 4.3 out of 5, 439 ratings, 6 reviews
Whenever you see a brand featuring the Send Me a Sample logo, just say “Alexa, ask Send Me a Sample” and your product sample of choice will be delivered straight to your door, completely free.
Random review: literally just got an add for free sample of butterfinger then went through it and it said they were out of stop – stop running the ads on youtube then (1 out of 5)
Bring! Shopping List by Bring! Labs AG – 4.2 out of 5, 124 ratings, 35 reviews
Planning and managing your grocery shopping is a breeze with the new Alexa skill.
Random review: it would be faster to write my list by hand using crayons than to get this awful skill to work… don’t waste your time it will just piss you off… i removed it (1 out of 5)
Carter’s Customer Service by Carter’s – 4 out of 5, 57 ratings, 11 reviews
Use Alexa to ask questions about all yourCarter’s, OshKosh B’gosh or Skip Hop orders. Get status updates any time you like with the voice-activated convenience you love from Alexa.
Random review: I just placed another order for a few tshirts for Valentine’s Day for my Grandchildren.Almost all of the clothes I buy them and my grandnieces and nephews are from Carters.The quality is awesome and the styles are adorable!I shop frequently for my babes and it seems that everything I buy is on sale,which is amazing!Fortunately, I shop so much I am constantly getting reward money – which I immediately use to order new things.And did I mention the Holiday clothes?There is always a large selection for every Holiday!Can you tell I love Carters? (5 out of 5)
Steal of the week by MailHaven Inc. – 4.8 out of 5, 12 ratings, 11 reviews
All you need is a phone number or email and you can have the latest deals sent to you.
Random review: Now here is a skill that actually shows MultiModal capabilities!! I loved the deals and the graphics. Always wanted a cool speaker and now this skill got me a neat deal on one. (5 out of 5)
Listonic – smart grocery list by Listonic sp. z o.o. – 4.1 out of 5, 23 ratings, 6 reviews
The Listonic skill improves the quality of your grocery shopping by making it easier, faster, and most importantly smarter. It is all you would want out of a shopping list app and more.
Random review: Never responds correctly so it’s an ok skill the only thing good is it creates a list but doesn’t understand (2 out of 5)