Amazon has opened two urban Prime Now hubs in King County bringing
one-hour delivery to Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond and Kirkland
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 25, 2015--
Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Prime Now, the mobile
application exclusively available to members of Amazon Prime, has
arrived in the company’s hometown. Residents of Seattle, Bellevue,
Redmond and Kirkland can now get one-hour delivery on tens of thousands
of items like paper towels, wine, beer, chilled and frozen items like
milk and ice cream, televisions and Kindle devices.
“Prime Now is our fastest delivery option ever. With Prime Now, you can
skip a trip to the store and get the items you need delivered right to
your door in under an hour,” said Stephenie Landry, director of Amazon’s
Prime Now service. “Customers love the convenience of one-hour delivery
and we’re excited to bring Prime Now to our hometown customers in
Seattle and surrounding areas.”
Prime Now launched in select Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond and Kirkland zip
codes today and is expanding rapidly to additional zip codes. Prime
members can download the Prime Now app, available on iOS and Android
devices, and be notified when the service is available in their area. In
Seattle and surrounding areas, Prime Now delivers from 8 a.m. to
midnight, seven days a week. Two-hour delivery is free and one-hour
delivery is available for $7.99.
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, over a million songs and more than one thousand 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’
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, over a million songs and more than one thousand
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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and services pioneered by Amazon.
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