SEATTLE – Amazon Prime Now increased its delivery option from Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market to more cities on Sept. 26. Prime members in Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan; Jacksonville, Florida; Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Omaha, Orlando, Florida; St. Louis; Tampa, Florida; and Tulsa, Oklahoma will all have access to the service.
With the addition of these locations, grocery delivery for Amazon Prime Now members is now available in 48 cities, with more to come later in 2018.
Amazon and Whole Foods also announced the first expansion of grocery pickup. The companies said on Aug. 8 that grocery curbside pickup was available in Sacramento and Virginia Beach. Now the service will be offered in Ft. Worth, Texas, Kennesaw, Georgia and Richmond, Virginia.
“Prime Now delivery continues to be a hit with our customers and we’re excited to introduce the service in ten new cities plus more neighborhoods in New York and Seattle,” said Christina Minardi, Whole Foods Market executive vice president of operations.
The delivery service was also added to Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, Seattle and Tucson, Arizona on Sept. 12.
After launching in February, Amazon and Whole Foods said the service was available for the Los Angeles area in April for orders over $35. One-hour delivery is also offered on minimum orders of $35 for an extra charge of $7.99.
Additionally, 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.