Since launching in Los Angeles and Orange County, bottled water and
double stuff Oreos are a couple of the top favorites ordered through
Prime Now in the Golden State
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2015--
Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Prime Now, the company’s
one-hour delivery service, has expanded to the Bay Area. Through the
service, Prime members can get superfast delivery on tens of thousands
of items from daily staples like paper towels, milk or ice cream to
laptops and Kindle devices, to name a few.
“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 expand in California, bringing Prime Now to the Bay
Starting today, customers in most San Francisco and San Jose
neighborhoods such as Potrero Hill, Mountain View and Cupertino can use
the one-hour service and Amazon expects to expand to more neighborhoods
in San Francisco, Palo Alto and throughout Silicon Valley within the
next 24 hours. Customers can enter their zip code in the Prime Now app
to see if their neighborhood is eligible or to be notified when the
service is available in their area.
Prime Now operates in 17 metropolitan areas worldwide. In California,
the service is also available in Los Angeles and Orange County. Amazon
has five fulfillment centers in the state of California, employing more
than 10,000 individuals in full-time jobs. Amazon has established six
Prime Now hubs in the state to fuel superfast delivery. Prime members
can download the Prime Now app, available on iOS and Android devices,
and start shopping. In the Bay Area, 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 $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.
More to 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 Free Same-Day Delivery on more than a
million items in 16 metro areas, unlimited streaming of tens of
thousands of movies and TV episodes, more than one million songs, more
than one thousand playlists and hundreds of stations with Prime Music,
early access to select Lightning Deals all year long, 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. In addition, Prime members in select cities receive one
and two hour delivery through Prime Now on tens of thousands of items
through a mobile app. Not a member? Start a free trial of Amazon Prime
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Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire
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