Amazon Adds One-Hour Pickup At All Whole Foods, Moves To Expand New Grocery Concept
Amazon is rolling out no-extra-charge grocery pickup within one hour of an order for its Prime members at all of the company's Whole Foods locations, the company announced in a blog post on Wednesday. Nationwide, there are 487 Whole Foods stores. Soon, those will be joined by more Amazon Fresh stores, as the company ramps up the store count of that concept.
The move represents a further expansion of the service for Amazon, which the company has been offering since early in the coronavirus pandemic at an increasing number of locations. The growth was in response to spiking customer demand for groceries, as well as their increasing reluctance to spend time inside…
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