Amazon Makes Another Brick & Mortar
March 28, 2017
Online retailer Amazon has announced another move into a traditional
brick and mortar business, drive-up grocery stores.
The company announced the AmazonFresh Pickup service Tuesday, according
to CNBC. The service, which is currently only available to Amazon
employees, would allow Amazon Prime members to order groceries online,
choose a pick up time and pick them up at that store.
service would allow customers to select fruits, vegetables, breads,
dairy and meats among other items. Pick up times can be made as soon as
within 15 minutes of placing an order.
Amazon also offers a grocery delivery service to certain parts of the
AmazonFresh Pickup is the latest move for the company, which is also
reportedly considering furniture and home appliance showrooms, according
to the New York Times.
The company is also experimenting with convenience stores without