SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2015--
Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Prime Now has
expanded to Dallas. The ultra-fast delivery service offers one-hour
delivery on tens of thousands of daily essentials through a mobile app.
“We know Dallas members are going to love the convenience of one-hour
delivery through Prime Now,” said Dave Clark, Amazon’s senior vice
president of worldwide operations. “Our existing operations in
Dallas-area that utilize advanced technology to fulfill customer orders
are now home to a Prime Now hub that is fueling this super-fast
In 2013, Amazon opened two fulfillment centers in the Dallas area,
creating more than 1,500 full-time jobs locally.
Prime Now is launching in select Dallas-area zip codes today and will
expand rapidly to additional zip codes in Dallas and surrounding areas
soon. All Prime members can download the Prime Now app, available on iOS
and Android devices, and will be notified when the service is available
in their local area. In Dallas, Prime Now is available from 8 a.m. to 10
p.m., seven days a week. Two-hour delivery is free and one-hour delivery
is available for $7.99 in most zip codes.
Tens of millions of members around the world already enjoy Prime. In the
US, membership includes unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 20
million items, instant streaming of tens of thousands of movies and TV
episodes through Prime Instant Video, over a million songs and hundreds
of playlists through Prime Music, free unlimited photo storage through
Amazon’s Cloud Drive, early access to select Lightning Deals and access
to over 800,000 books to borrow through the Kindle Owners’ Lending
Prime Now is currently offered as a benefit to Prime members in
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Baltimore and Miami. Amazon will continue rolling
out Prime Now to additional cities in 2015. Learn more about Amazon
Prime Now and download the mobile app at www.amazon.com/primenow.
About Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime is an annual membership program for $99 a year that offers
customers unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 20 million items
across all categories, unlimited streaming of tens of thousands of
movies and TV episodes with Prime Instant Video, over a million songs
and hundreds of playlists with Prime Music, early access to select
Lightning Deals, free secure, unlimited photo storage in Amazon Cloud
Drive with Prime Photos and access to more than 800,000 books to borrow
with the Kindle Owners' Lending Library. Not a member? Start a free
trial of Amazon Prime at www.amazon.com/prime.
on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is guided by four
principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for
invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking.
Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime,
Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire
phone, Fire tablets, and Fire TV are some of the products and services
pioneered by Amazon.
Source: Amazon.com, Inc.
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