Amazon operates its superfast delivery service in four Texas cities, including Dallas, Austin, Houston and, now, San Antonio
SEATTLE, 2015-10-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Prime Now, the company’s one-hour delivery service, has expanded to San Antonio. Using the Prime Now mobile app, customers can get superfast delivery on tens of thousands of items including paper towels, chilled and frozen items like milk or ice cream, and televisions and Kindle devices, to name a few.
“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. “We’re excited to expand in Texas, bringing the convenience of Prime Now to San Antonio.”
Prime members can download the Prime Now app, available on iOS and Android devices, and start shopping. In San Antonio, Prime Now is available from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. Two-hour delivery is free and one-hour delivery is available for $7.99.
Prime Now operates in 17 metropolitan areas worldwide. In Texas, the service is available in Dallas, Austin, Houston and San Antonio.Amazon has four fulfillment centers in the state of Texas, employing thousands of individuals in full-time jobs, and has established four Prime Now hubs to fuel superfast delivery in the state.
Customers throughout Texas, including Austin, Dallas and Houston, already love Prime Now. In Austin, the most popular items purchased by customers include bottled water and gummy bears. In Dallas, popular items include orange juice and paper towels. And in Houston, customers are loving superfast delivery of macaroni and cheese and sparkling water, to name a few.
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’ Lending Library.
Learn more about Amazon Prime Now and download the mobile app at www.amazon.com/primenow.
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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.
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.
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