drugstore.com drops AA shopping?

 
Old Aug 3, 08, 1:02 pm
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drugstore.com drops AA shopping?

Does anyone know if this is true? I can't find drugstore.com anymore under the merchants listing.

Made a purchase through them a few weeks ago though and no problem then ...
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Old Aug 3, 08, 1:05 pm
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That's really disappointing

If I were in your position, I'd expect to receive the miles, though (since, presumably, you made the purchase when they were still partners).

The same thing happened with Red Envelope. I made a purchase, Red Envelope dropped off and I still got the miles. Then, recently, RE was added back in as a partner (maybe because the company was acquired and now has cash again)
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Old Aug 3, 08, 1:08 pm
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I've had no problem getting the miles from drugstore.com to date.

My question is whether they are still an AA shopping merchant as I can no longer find them listed.

Thanks.
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Old Aug 3, 08, 3:10 pm
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They seem to have dropped off the miles earning lists for Amtrak also.
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Old Aug 3, 08, 3:12 pm
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Beauty.com is still there. Same company. If you use Drugstore, go to Beauty, sign in and view your list. Same list as you had at Drugstore. I hope this solved the problem. I do not relish going out and shopping
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Old Aug 3, 08, 7:12 pm
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I've stopped ordering from drugstore.com, my last two orders have gone to backordered status after placing my order (despite products showing up as in-stock on the site), then after one month the orders are cancelled and i am told to reorder.

Along with these complaints about dropping partner programs, I can't help but wonder if the company is having financial trouble or has been sold.
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Old Aug 3, 08, 9:59 pm
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Beauty.com avenue works. Thanks for the tip!
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Old Aug 4, 08, 8:58 am
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Ouch. I hope this is temporary. You'd think drugstore.com would just lower the number of miles per dollar first -- since they were relatively high and often participated in bonus promotions.
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Old Aug 4, 08, 11:56 am
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Originally Posted by neptuno3 View Post
Beauty.com avenue works. Thanks for the tip!
AA eshopping always had stern warnings about not being eligible to receive miles from purchases on drugstore.com if you used the beauty.com link from the shopping mall, and vice versa. I'd be careful - don't assume it'll work until it actually posts.
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Old Aug 4, 08, 12:19 pm
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I no longer see Beauty.com on the aadvantageeshopping site.
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Old Aug 4, 08, 12:22 pm
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Originally Posted by phlux View Post
I've stopped ordering from drugstore.com, my last two orders have gone to backordered status after placing my order (despite products showing up as in-stock on the site), then after one month the orders are cancelled and i am told to reorder.

Along with these complaints about dropping partner programs, I can't help but wonder if the company is having financial trouble or has been sold.
I have had the same problem with orders being canceled a week or two later. So, last time I ordered through The Vitamin Shoppe
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Old Aug 4, 08, 12:24 pm
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I notice bananarepublic.com is also gone (after I made the purchase and received the credit). They took it out of my favorite list as well.
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Old Aug 4, 08, 12:32 pm
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I echo those that have had trouble with drugstore.com, I have had a couple of orders cancelled and have given up on them. I fear the company is swirling the drain, though I did hear they received a cash injection.
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Old Aug 4, 08, 1:01 pm
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But Continental still has them as a partner. Even if you don't fly CO, their miles are useful for Amtrak (transfer them to Amtrak Guest Rewards in 5k blocks).
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Old Aug 4, 08, 1:30 pm
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Is there a suitable online pharmacy alternative to drugstore.com? I guess one option is to go (in person ) to Costco and use the citi AAmex (with 20% bonus the first yr).
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