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Customers Can Now Get Amazon's Fast, Affordable Grocery Delivery Without a Prime Membership
Today, Amazon announced it is making grocery delivery and free pickup available to all customers in all U.S. cities and towns where Amazon Fresh is available for Prime members. This service expansion, previously available only to Prime members, makes it easier for all customers to get their grocery needs met both in-store and online.
“We’re always looking for ways to make grocery shopping easy, fast, and affordable for all of our customers. Now, all customers can order...
Amazon Used Secret ‘Project Nessie’ Algorithm to Raise Prices
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Amazon.com used an algorithm code-named "Project Nessie" to test how much it could raise prices in a way that competitors would follow, according to redacted portions of the Federal Trade Commission's monopoly lawsuit against the company.
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Uber announced that consumers can now use their Amazon Echo devices to track the status of their Uber Eats orders across the U.S.
Uber said the new partnership provides consumers with key updates on critical points in their delivery process. The updates begin when the order is being prepared and run through when the delivery driver is near and when they leave the food on the doorstep.
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“Alexa, Order Panera” – Panera Bread Launches New Amazon Alexa Ordering Experience
Today, Panera Bread announced that MyPanera members can now order via Alexa on Echo Show devices. Ordering with Alexa provides convenience for MyPanera members and allows them to order their Panera favorites via voice or touch—without having to open the Panera app. With this new feature, MyPanera members can simply ask Alexa to order their favorite Panera items for pick-up or delivery, and the order will be completed.
To start ordering via Alexa, MyPanera members will need...
Amazon Raises Fees For Free Delivery Of Groceries Online
Amazon Prime members who order groceries online through Amazon Fresh will soon pay a lot more to get free delivery.
Starting Feb. 28, online Amazon Fresh grocery orders of less than $150 will incur delivery fees, Amazon.com Inc. said in an email to Prime members.
Delivery charges will be $9.95 for orders under $50, $6.95 for orders between $50 and $100, and $3.95 for orders between $100 and $150, Amazon said.
Currently, Prime members outside of New York City who spend...
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All Y'alls Foods, a mission-driven plant-based proteins maker of It's Jerky Y'all (3 SKUs: Black Pepper & Sea Salt, Prickly Pear Teriyaki, and Prickly Pear Chipotle) and It's Big Crunchy Bacony Bits Y'all, continues to grow with their most robust month of Amazon sales – exceeding last year's sales by 100%.
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