Amazon begins offering Whole Foods deliveries via its Prime service

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The online retailer and the groceries giant announced jointly free two-hour delivery of products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in a press release on Thursday.

"We're happy to bring our customers the convenience of free two-hour delivery through Prime Now and access to thousands of natural and organic groceries and locally sourced favorites". Prime members, who pay a $99 yearly subscription, may place their order via the Amazon website or the Prime Now app.

Inc said on Thursday it would start delivering Whole Foods groceries via its fast-shipping Prime Now service in select US cities, and plans to expand it across the country this year.

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Amazon will offer its service from 8 a.m. until as late as 10 p.m.

The service will initially be available in the supermarket's headquarter city of Austin, along with Cincinnati, Dallas, and Virginia Beach. An "ultra-fast" one-hour delivery option costs $7.99 for orders of $35 or more.

One of the biggest stories to emerge from the technology industry past year was Amazon's shift into the brick-and-mortar realm with its $13.7 billion acquisition of organic supermarket chain Whole Foods.

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