Amazon Sends Medium-Sized Box Of Air, Includes Free Watch Batteries

Amazon chose the worst possible packaging to send this card of watch batteries to catastrophegirl. Well, that’s not true: they could have used an even bigger box and included more air packs. See, she tells Consumerist that the air packs arrived perfectly, but the watch batteries slid between the box flaps and hid.

A teeny card of watch batteries arrived barely inside the box. The box was full of air packing and the batteries were between the box’s flaps, where they had undoubtedly slid during shipping. A padded envelope would have done a much better job getting this to me. There was no invoice in the box but it was shipped by Amazon, not a third party.