Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has grown its “Get It Today” same-day delivery service to include six new cities, the company has revealed.
According to Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) in a press release, the service which is available to Prime members for $5.99 for all items they can order will be expanded to Baltimore, Dallas, Indianapolis, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington DC metro areas. The e-commerce giant said that there are over a million items in their store that are available for “Get It Today” delivery.
Using the scheme, customers can order from the company as late as noon and then expect their item to be delivered within hours.
Greg Greeley, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s VP for Amazon Prime, said in a statement that this service is for people to get their orders just hours after completing their transaction with the company.
“Imagine how much time you will save now that you can get sunscreen, memory cards, toothpaste, hit movies, text books and HDMI cables all delivered to your home in hours, seven days a week, in one order from Amazon. New convenient pricing also allows Prime members to fill up their same-day shopping cart with everything they may need for one low price. With more than a million eligible items, we aim to offer the largest same-day selection at the lowest price,” he said.
According to Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), examples of products which are offered for same-day delivery are household needs, health and beauty products, baby items, toys, movies and games, electronics, office supplies, sporting goods, apparel and home accessories.
The $5.99 fee for the “Get It Today” service is on top of the $99 fee Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) charges customers to be Prime members.