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02 April 2015

Amazon Rolls Out One-Hour Delivery in Atlanta

Amazon.comtoday announced that Prime Now has expanded to Atlanta. The ultra-fast service, offered exclusively as a benefit to Prime members, provides one-hour delivery on tens of thousands of daily essentials through a mobile app.

(Amazon.com brings Prime Now one-hour delivery to Atlanta, 2 April 2015. Image courtesy Amazon.com.)
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 and access to more than 800,000 books to borrow with the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library.

“Customers love the convenience of one-hour delivery and we are excited to bring Prime Now to Atlanta,” said Dave Clark, Amazon’s senior vice president of worldwide operations. “This new benefit for Prime members in Atlanta is fueled by our growing operations and we are excited to continue expanding Prime Now to additional cities this year.”

Prime Now is launching in select Atlanta zip codes today and will expand quickly to additional zip codes within the city 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 Atlanta, Prime Now is available from 8 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week. Two-hour delivery is free and one-hour delivery is available for $7.99.