Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Expands One Hour Delivery To Dallas


Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) disclosed that it is extending its one-hour delivery to Dallas through its Prime Now program. The company’s ultra-fast delivery service provides consumers with one-hour delivery on a number of essential items needed for day-to-day, through a mobile app. The online retailer believes that the people of Dallas will enjoy the convenience of one-hour delivery, according to SVP of worldwide operations, David Clark.

Fulfillment Centers

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s SVP said that it launched two fulfillment centers in 2013 in the Dallas region, thus providing over 1,500 full-time jobs locally. Its Prime Now is unveiled in selected areas of Dallas zip codes. This will be expanded to additional zip codes rapidly in Dallas, as well as surrounding areas, very soon.

The members of Prime Now need to download the app, which is available on both iOS, as well as Android gadgets. The members will be notified as soon as the service becomes available in their respective areas. The premium membership program is currently available between 8 in the morning and 10 at night, all through the week. While two-hour delivery is given free, one-hour delivery is priced at $7.99 in most of the zip codes.

Millions Enjoy

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) disclosed that millions of members were enjoying the benefits of Prime throughout the world. As far as the United States is concerned, membership includes unlimited free two-day shipping on over twenty million items and on the spot streaming of thousands of movies, as well as TV episodes, through its instant video. Aside from these, more than a million songs, from hundreds of playlists, will also be available through its Prime Music.

Prime Now is provided as a matter of benefit to Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s Prime Members in Miami, Baltimore, Brooklyn, and Manhattan. The company plans to rollout Prime Now in more cities in the current year.

Viraj Shah

Viraj Shah has completed M.Com (Finance) and is currently pursuing his CFP. He tracks US markets along with other global markets like India very closely. He is very passionate about stocks, real estate, and technology. He also believes that money can always be made in the market.

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