Remember Kozmo.com? Talk about an idea ahead of its time. The service launched in the late 1990s and used huge warehouses to store tons of goods that it could then deliver to customers within a few hours of ordering. It was a great idea, but it was the wrong approach. Partnering with local establishments is definitely the way to go to create a service like this, and that’s exactly what Amazon has done with Prime Now.
This awesome service lets users in 32 different cities across the country order anything from household essentials and food you might find in a super market to clothing, electronics, pet supplies, toys, and even alcohol. Your order will then be delivered within 2 hours for free, or within 1 hour for a flat $7.99 fee. There are more than 25,000 items available through Amazon Prime Now, and you can even order takeout from local restaurants for delivery within an hour.
Prime Day might be over, but Amazon still has an awesome deal for anyone who wants to try Prime Now. Simply use the code 10PRIMENOW at checkout between now and July 31 and you’ll save $10 on your first Prime Now order. In other words, Amazon is going to give you $10 for free. We suggest taking it.
Is Prime Now available in your area? Click this link and enter your zip code to find out. Just remember to use the coupon code 10PRIMENOW when placing your first order before the end of the month.
Here are some notes about Prime Now from Amazon’s website:
How does Prime Now work?
Enter your ZIP code, shop Prime Now, a local store, or restaurant, and add items to your cart. Check out using your existing Amazon Prime account and our local couriers will deliver to you in the delivery window you choose. Restaurant orders are delivered within 1 hour of the time you place your order.
Where will Prime Now deliver?
See the Prime Now cities we deliver to today. Enter your zip code and we will deliver to your home, work, or hotel. Check back as we expand to more cities worldwide.
What items do you sell on Prime Now?
Prime Now offers 25,000+ items across 25 categories, including household items, groceries, electronics, gifts, seasonal items, and more. Plus, get restaurant and local store delivery in select cities.
What times will Prime Now deliver?
Prime Now delivers from early morning to late evening 7 days a week. For most Prime Now orders, you can schedule your delivery window during checkout and choose FREE 2-hour delivery or 1-hour delivery in select cities for $7.99.
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