JD as you like without any adverts. Screenshots:

JD Sports products:

JD sports sells
many different brands and products ranging from trainers to clothes. From the
screenshot you can see that they have put sales promotions at the top of the
page. This will draw people’s attention to the first ‘tab’ which will be the
reduced products.

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On the
website they also show all the brands featured in the shop and the trending
products such as the most wanted shoes, by doing this it will draw people’s
attention to this and make them want to buy it if they see that they are most

At the
bottom of the page it shows that you can download the App and shows the stores
in your local area. It also shows that you can buy gift cards for the shop to
buy any products.











iTunes Products

iTunes sells
a variety of products, such as music, DVD’s and TV programmes and you can buy
these on any Apple device at any time.  

You can also
get iTunes gift vouchers which are shown at the bottom of the iTunes page,
these vouchers can be spent on anything, such as music, films or TV shows.

iTunes also
allows you to get something called Apple music, with this you can pay a monthly
subscription to Apple and you can get as many songs as you like without any











Similarities and differences (M1)

·      Some similarities the businesses have
is that they both try and sell gift vouchers for their products.

·      Something that is different between
the businesses is that they sell completely different products and the way the
present their products on the website are different, for example, JD Sports
try’s to promote the new brand products whereas iTunes tries to promote all their
products as they have only sell 4 different type of products.

·      The main difference between the
businesses is that, JD sports sell goods that the customer can touch, feel and
wear, whereas iTunes only sell entertainment products for people to watch and



JD Sports – Delivery & tracking
online, getting the product to the customer

JD sports do
offers where you can get unlimited delivery and it comes next day all for a
monthly subscription of £9.99, by having this offer and putting it at the top
of the website it will make more people see it and want to buy it as shipping
can cost a lot even when you are only buying one item.

JD sports
also offer free click & collect which is also located at the top of the
page, by finding these promotions at the top of the website it makes people see
it and want to buy their products from the website, knowing they can either can
free shipping or click and collect. 

With JD
sports you can also track your orders, this is positive because people like to
know when their orders are arriving and how long it will take to come.












iTunes – Delivery & tracking
online, getting the product to the customer

The delivery
of iTunes products is instant with your purchase getting to you straight away.
This is because all their products are online as its music, DVD’s and TV shows
where you watch/listen online, so when you buy or download something from iTunes
you get it straight away. It only takes seconds for the item you are
downloading to be on your device. To then download the music, you have to have
a Mac system and you cannot download music from iTunes from an ordinary












Similarities and differences (M1)

·      Some of the differences between the
two businesses is that their shipping is very different, for example, JD sports
delivery is usually set out to be made within 5 working days. Whereas with
iTunes you get the products straight away and don’t even have to usually wait a

·      The biggest similarity would be that
they are both online websites.

·      Another difference is JD sports
deliver manually by a postal delivery service whereas iTunes deliver their
products electronically.


Applications (Apps)

JD Sports – getting the product to
the customer

JD sports have
an APP where you can shop where ever you are, at any time. You can download
this app on any mobile device.  With the
JD sports app you can access special features such as unlimited delivery. You can
also access any product and buy anything just in the palm of your hand as long
as you have internet connection.









iTunes – getting the product to the

iTunes also
have an App which is already installed on any Apple device. So, you do not need
to download it, this is a positive thing because then you can already easily
access the app. With iTunes app you can easily download any music, films and TV
shows. When connected to the internet you can watch any film or TV show as long
as its downloaded.






















Similarities and differences (M1)

·      One of the biggest differences is
that iTunes shopping app is already installed on every Apple device. With JD
sports however, you have to download the app on your device.

·      A similarity of the two businesses
would be that to access the JD sports and iTunes App you must be connected to
the internet otherwise you cannot use them.

Social Media

JD Sports – Social Media

JD sports
uses social media many ways, for example, they use it to interact with existing
customers or new customers who might want to share their thoughts and feelings
on some of the products they bought or new products that are getting realised.

By using
social media websites such as twitter it can be a very quick and easy network
site to use if someone wanted to contact JD sports with a problem, for example
JD sports has a social media account on twitter called ‘JDhelpteam’ by having
something like this it’s easy for people to contact if they have a problem.





iTunes – Social Media

iTunes use
many different social media networks, for example Twitter, Instagram and
Facebook. One of the positive reasons for this is that it can reach a huge audience
of people from all age ranges to promote their products, for example Instagram.
iTunes can use Instagram to promote all the latest films or TV shows that are new
or being realised. iTunes also uses Twitter; therefore, they can use the same
promotion techniques when using this network site.







Similarities and differences

similarity between the two businesses would be that they both use social media
to promote their products, for example they use either Instagram or Twitter
when doing this.

difference would be that JD sports uses social media so that people can contact
them if they have a problem, e.g. they have a Twitter help page where customers
can easily contact them if they have a problem with a product. However, iTunes
do not have Twitter or Instagram accounts used in this way which can be
negative as sometimes things can go wrong on iTunes.