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Amazon Introduces Grocery Pickup in as Little as 30 Minutes from Select Whole Foods Market Stores


Starting in Sacramento and Virginia Beach with more cities to come
throughout 2018, Prime members can pick up their Whole Foods Market
groceries without leaving their car

Prime members can tell us they are on their way in the Prime Now
app and groceries will be ready as they arrive

(NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced the launch
of grocery pickup beginning in Sacramento and Virginia Beach, with more
cities to come throughout 2018. Prime members can now shop Whole Foods
Market's selection of fresh and organic produce, bakery, dairy, meat and
seafood, floral and everyday staples and pick up their order in as
little as 30 minutes, all without leaving their car. Download the Prime
Now app or visit
to learn more.

"Pickup from Whole Foods Market is a perfect option for customers who
want to grab healthy and organic groceries at their convenience, all
without leaving their car," said Stephenie Landry, Worldwide Vice
President of Prime Now, AmazonFresh and Amazon Restaurants. "A customer
can order at 5:00 p.m., pick up at 5:30 p.m., and we'll have their
groceries loaded into their car just minutes after arrival. For an even
faster experience, customers can tell us they are on their way using the
Prime Now app and groceries will be ready as they arrive."

To enjoy grocery pickup, Prime members place their order via the Prime
Now app and choose the pickup option at checkout. Customers can choose
free pickup in as little as an hour on orders of $35, or in 30 minutes
for $4.99. After arriving at the Whole Foods Market store, customers
park in a reserved pickup spot and a Prime Now shopper will place
groceries into their car within minutes. For customers who tell us they
are on their way in the Prime Now app, groceries will be ready as they

In addition to grocery pickup, Prime members in dozens of cities can
enjoy ultrafast grocery delivery from Whole Foods Market. Shopping Whole
Foods Market for delivery or pickup is even easier with Alexa. Anyone in
the family can use Alexa to add items to their cart whenever they think
of something they need, eliminating the need for a paper shopping list
or trying to remember what the family ran out of. It's as easy as
saying, "Alexa, add eggs to my Whole Foods cart." When ready to check
out, just say, "Alexa, checkout my Whole Foods cart." All Prime members
shopping Whole Foods Market will receive 10 percent off hundreds of sale
items and deep discounts on select popular products whether they shop
in-store, choose pickup or delivery via Prime Now.

Pickup and delivery from Whole Foods Market are available daily from 8
a.m. to 10 p.m. To learn more about grocery pickup or delivery from
Prime Now, visit
Customers can also find out if these services are available in their
area by saying, "Alexa, shop Whole Foods Market."

Every Day Made Better with Prime

Prime was designed to make your life better every single day. Over 100
million paid members around the world enjoy the many benefits of Prime,
including shopping and entertainment. In the U.S. that includes
unlimited access to award-winning movies and TV episodes with Prime
Video; unlimited access to Prime Music, Audible Channels for Prime,
Prime Reading, Prime Photos, Twitch Prime; early access to select
Lightning Deals; one free pre-released book a month with Amazon First
Reads; and more. Prime members can also get deep discounts on select
popular products at Whole Foods Market plus an additional 10 percent off
hundreds of sale items. Prime was built on the foundation of unlimited
fast, free shipping and members receive Prime FREE One-Day Shipping and
Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery in more than 8,000 cities and towns,
two-hour delivery with Prime Now in more than 30 major cities and
unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 100 million items. Start a
free trial of Amazon Prime at

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About Whole Foods Market

For 39 years, Whole Foods Market has been the world's leading natural
and organic foods retailer. As the first national certified organic
grocer, Whole Foods Market has over 470 stores in the United States,
Canada and United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market has been ranked one of the
"100 Best Companies to Work For" in America by FORTUNE magazine for 20
consecutive years. To learn more about Whole Foods Market, please visit

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