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Prime Now in Chicago Gets Even Better: Superfast Delivery from Your Favorite Local Stores

Starting in Chicago today, Prime Now is expanding delivery service to include groceries and more from Plum Market, Sprinkles Cupcakes, and My Fit Foods

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 10, 2015-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced its Prime Now service, the company’s one-hour delivery service, will offer superfast delivery from local stores in Chicago in addition to the tens of thousands of items offered by Amazon. In Chicago, customers can now purchase groceries, prepared meals and baked goods from Plum Market, Sprinkles Cupcakes, and My Fit Foods through the Prime Now app for superfast delivery.

“We know Plum Market guests will love getting their favorite foods and brands through Amazon’s Prime Now delivery service,” said Plum Market CEO and founder Matt Jonna. “As guests celebrate this holiday season, they will be able to have access to the very best selection of all natural, organic, local, and specialty items in a full-service shopping experience without having to leave the warmth of their own home.”

“Prime Now has been so popular with Chicago Prime members that we are excited to expand our superfast delivery benefits to include groceries and treats from favorite local stores Plum Market, Sprinkles Cupcakes, and My Fit Foods,” said Stephenie Landry, Director of Prime Now. “There are times when you can’t make it to the store and there are times when you simply don’t want to go, especially now as customers are busy preparing for the holidays.”

To purchase from local stores, customers will use the Prime Now app, available on iOS and Android devices. Prime Now is currently available in over 20 cities across the country, including Atlanta, Baltimore, Brooklyn, Dallas, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Portland, and San Diego. Prime members get two-hour delivery for free and one-hour delivery is available for $7.99.

Tens of millions of members around the world already enjoy Prime. In the US, prime 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, more than one thousand playlists, and hundreds of stations 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 Library.

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 at amazon.com/prime.

About Amazon

Amazon.com 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, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more information, visit www.amazon.com/about.

Source: Amazon.com, Inc.

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