AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE – Amazon Prime Now expanded its delivery service from Whole Foods Markets to more cities on Aug. 29. Prime members in the greater Washington, D.C., area, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio, along with Portland, Oregon, will now have access to this service.
More areas of New York City including Greenwich Village, Chelsea, Union Square and Murray Hill also are eligible for delivery.
With the addition of these locations, grocery delivery for Amazon Prime Now members is now available in 28 cities, with more to come later this year.
“We’ve been delighted with the customer response to delivery in as little as an hour through Prime Now, and we’re excited to bring the service to our customers in Columbus, Dayton, Portland, Greater Washington, D.C., and even more neighborhoods in New York City,” said Christina Minardi, Whole Foods Market executive vice president of operations. “Just in time for back-to-school shopping, grocery delivery from Whole Foods Market makes getting ready for the new school year with healthy snacks and lunches even more convenient.”
After launching in February, Amazon and Whole Foods announced the service for the Los Angeles area in April for orders over $35. One-hour delivery is also available on minimum orders of $35 for an extra charge of $7.99.
Amazon and Whole Foods Market announced on Aug. 8 that grocery curbside pickup will become available in Sacramento and Virginia Beach, with more added cities throughout 2018.
The company said that Amazon Prime members can now shop at Whole Foods and pick up their order in 30 minutes. Customers can choose free pickup in as little as an hour on orders of $35, or in 30 minutes for $4.99.