Amazon announced today, Prime members in select U.S. metropolitan areas can now get same-day delivery from select retailers. At launch, members in or nearby Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas, Miami, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Seattle, and Washington, DC can shop at PacSun, GNC, SuperDry, and Diesel on the Amazon app and Amazon.com and receive your goods. same day.
Members will also be able to shop at Sur La Table and 100% Pure in the coming months, Amazon said. In the future, the company plans to expand the offering to additional retailers and cities across the US.
Amazon notes that some stores also offer the option to buy items online and pick them up in store. The service is free for US Prime members who spend $25 or more on qualifying items, and $2.99 for members who spend less than $25.
Prime members with qualifying zip codes can now view items from these retailers and select Same Day Delivery to receive their order as soon as possible. Amazon will send the order details to the store, after which the seller will fulfill the order from the store’s inventory. The Amazon shipping partner will then pick up the order from the retail location and deliver it to the customer.
“Expanding Amazon Same Day Delivery to include delivery of favorite brands directly from nearby outlets is another way we offer customers even more choice at faster speeds,” said Sarah Mathew, director of Amazon Delivery Experience, in your blog. mail. “We are thrilled to see this new model come to fruition and look forward to adding more brands, stores and locations to the program.”
This service is Amazon’s latest effort to make more products available for fast shipping. The launch also indicates that Amazon is looking to compete with delivery apps that offer same-day delivery for retail items. For example, the Instacart grocery delivery app allows users to place orders for same-day delivery from stores such as Bath & Body Works, Sephora, Bed Bath & Beyond, Office Deport, and more. Amazon also likely wants to compete with the same-day delivery services offered by Walmart and Target.
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