SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 9, 2015--
Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Prime Now has launched
in Austin. The ultra-fast service, offered exclusively as a benefit to
Prime members, provides one-hour delivery on tens of thousands of daily
essentials through a mobile app.
“A few of the most popular items delivered through Prime Now in Texas
since we launched in Dallas are Campbell’s Soup, bottled water and
organic iced tea,” said Dave Clark, Amazon’s senior vice president of
worldwide operations. “We know customers in Austin will love the
opportunity to skip a trip to the store and get items delivered right to
their door in under an hour.”
Prime Now is launching in select Austin zip codes today and will expand
quickly to additional zip codes across the city 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 Austin, Prime Now is available from 8 a.m. to midnight, seven days a
week. Two-hour delivery is free and one-hour delivery is available for
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 with Prime photos, early access to select Lightning
Deals and access to over 800,000 books to borrow through the Kindle
Owners’ Lending Library.
Prime Now is currently available in Atlanta, Baltimore, Brooklyn,
Dallas, Manhattan and Miami. The service will continue rolling out 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 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.
opened 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,
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phone, Fire tablets, and Fire TV are some of the products and services
pioneered by Amazon.
Source: Amazon.com, Inc.
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