Amazon’s been taking aim at grocery stores recently, and its most recent program, ‘Prime Pantry,’ could be its biggest hit yet. Prime Pantry lets Amazon Prime customers in the contiguous 48 United States ship 45 pounds’ worth of household goods for a flat fee of $6. And they’re not selling Costco-like bulk quantities, either – Amazon is selling items in “everyday sizes,” just like you’d buy at the grocery store. Prime Pantry lets you buy a wide range of goods, like soda and water, paper and laundry products, breakfast cereal, personal care products and more. As you add things to your “box,” Amazon will tell you exactly how much room is left. You can load whatever you want in the box, but customers looking to buy heavy or bulky items that don’t usually ship for free should find the program especially appealing. If you want to learn more about the program – or if you’re running low on Cheerios and want to stock up – you can check out the program now at Amazon.com/PrimePantry.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 30, 2014
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).