Amazon is expanding its Prime Now delivery service to eight more cities, including St. Louis, meaning subscribers to the internet retailer’s Prime program can get groceries delivered to their homes in as little as one hour.
Subscribers to Amazon Prime, which costs $119 per year, can get free delivery of thousands of items from local Whole Foods stores starting Wednesday.
The move comes as services for pickup and delivery of groceries ordered online proliferate across St. Louis and other markets.
Whole Foods, Schnucks, Fresh Thyme, Sam’s Club and Straub’s have all offered grocery delivery through Instacart in the St. Louis area.
Dierbergs does so through through Shipt, a Target subsidiary.
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