Amazon offers free shipping for everyone through the holidays

06 November, 2018, 02:34 | Author: Sally Reid
  • Amazon will offer free shipping on holiday purchases

Prime Now will also offer special Black Friday deals to more than 30% of the United Kingdom population which can be delivered in scheduled one and two-hour delivery windows or within 60 minutes in selected postcodes. Amazon does say that free shipping only applies to orders that will arrive in time for the "Christmas holiday", so once December 25 is in the books, don't be surprised to see this promotion go away. It's the first time Amazon has made such an offer without a minimum order requirement. That is important for the world's largest online retailer since a revenue slowdown it forecast last month spooked some investors and sent its stock tumbling. Amazon.co.uk will lead the way as usual, and is promising big things already. That was a definite hit at Amazon.

Target last month raised the stakes for the all-important holiday shopping rush, offering USA customers free two-day shipping.

Shares of Walmart and Target rose about 1 percent each on Monday.

Amazon has seemingly reacted to pressure from rivals before. "That's what today's price action tells you". Perks include same-day shipping and video streaming. Available exclusively to Amazon Prime members, Prime Wardrobe allows members to have their favourite fashion products delivered for no extra cost, try them on at home, and only pay for the items they decide to keep.

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Amazon is now courting those outside the club, hoping its brand and wider selection will set it apart.

Walmart offers free two-day shipping on sales of more than $35, while Amazon's free delivery-window guarantees are limited to members of its $119-a-year Prime program.

Amazon UK hasn't revealed any of the Black Friday deals for this year, but in its announcement it did highlight some of the top deals from last year. With this move, Amazon is forgoing numerous fees it would normally collect to offset shipping costs.

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