Amazon, Whole Foods Market expand grocery delivery to Los Angeles
Online retail giant Amazon and supermarket Whole Foods Market has announced a free two-hour delivery of natural and organic products from the grocery through Prime Now in Los Angeles.
Amazon said in a statement Prime members across greater Los Angeles and Orange County – along the coast from Santa Monica to San Clemente, Pasadena to the North and Yorba Linda to the East – can shop through Prime Now for fresh produce, high-quality meat and seafood, everyday staples and other locally sourced items from Whole Foods Market.
“We’ve been delighted with the customer response to free two-hour delivery through Prime Now, and we’re excited to bring the service to our Los Angeles area customers,” said Christina Minardi, Whole Foods Market executive vice president of Operations. “Today’s announcement is another way that we are continuing to expand access to our high-quality products and locally-sourced favorites.”
Amazon’s service was first launched in February 2018 and is now available in seven cities with plans for continued expansion across the US throughout the rest of the year. The online retail giant said Prime customers can shop for wide selection of items across fresh and organic produce, bakery, dairy, meat and seafood, floral and everyday staples from Whole Foods Market available for free two-hour delivery. It also includes alcohol – including beer, wine and spirits – available for delivery to customers. Prime members receive two-hour delivery for free and ultra-fast delivery within one hour for $7.99 on orders of $35 or more.
Customers can start shopping from Whole Foods Market selection at www.primenow.com or by using the Prime Now app available on Android and iOS devices. They can enter their zip code to see if they are in the delivery area. Delivery from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now is available daily from 8 am to 10 pm.