SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Prime Now has expanded to Dallas. The ultra-fast delivery service offers one-hour delivery on tens of thousands of daily essentials through a mobile app.
“We know Dallas members are going to love the convenience of one-hour delivery through Prime Now,” said Dave Clark, Amazon’s senior vice president of worldwide operations. “Our existing operations in Dallas-area that utilize advanced technology to fulfill customer orders are now home to a Prime Now hub that is fueling this super-fast delivery.”
In 2013, Amazon opened two fulfillment centers in the Dallas area, creating more than 1,500 full-time jobs locally.
Prime Now is launching in select Dallas-area zip codes today and will expand rapidly to additional zip codes in Dallas and surrounding areas 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 Dallas, Prime Now is available from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. Two-hour delivery is free and one-hour delivery is available for $7.99 in most zip codes.
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, 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 offered as a benefit to Prime members in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Baltimore and Miami. Amazon will continue rolling out Prime Now 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, 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. Not a member? Start a free trial of Amazon Prime at www.amazon.com/prime.
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