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Amazon Launches New Service to Deliver Groceries to Your Trunk
By: The Verge
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After launching physical bookstores and attempting to launch a cashier-free convenience store, Amazon will be diving into another kind of physical retail venue: grocery stores.

With the beta launch of the AmazonFresh Pickup today, Amazon will give customers the ability to order groceries, drive up to an AmazonFresh location, and have the food delivered to their trunk. Orders can be filled in as little as 15 minutes, according to a video announcement from Amazon.

Among the items that customers can purchase are meats, produce, bread, dairy, and household items, and there’s no order minimum. The service will be free to Amazon Prime subscribers, but during the beta launch period, it will only be usable by Amazon employees, reports TechCrunch. The two AmazonFresh stores are in Seattle’s SODO and Ballard neighborhoods, as reported by GeekWire last week when permit fillings for the locations surfaced.


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