Amazon and Whole Foods Market launched delivery through Prime Now in Asheville, Charlottesville, Columbia, Lexington, Little Rock, Manchester, Mobile, Naples and Savannah. Prime members in those cities can shop through Prime Now for thousands of items including fresh produce, meat and seafood, everyday staples and other locally sourced items from Whole Foods Market and enjoy delivery in as little as an hour.
The service is now available in 75 U.S. metropolitan areas and will continue to expand throughout 2019.
Amazon also announced the expansion of grocery pickup from Whole Foods Market to Columbus, Ohio. Grocery pickup from Whole Foods Market is available in 30 U.S. metros, areas, with plans for continued expansion this year.
For 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 more, or in 30 minutes for $4.99. After arriving at the Whole Foods Market store, customers park in a designated pickup spot and their groceries will be placed in their car within minutes.
“Prime Now delivery and pickup continues to be a hit with our customers and we’re excited to introduce the service to even more Prime members across the country,” said Whole Foods Market EVP of Operations Christina Minardi. “It’s just another way we’re making it even easier for more customers to enjoy Whole Foods Market’s healthy and organic food.”
Pickup and delivery from Whole Foods Market is available daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Prime members shopping Whole Foods Market can take advantage of benefits available year-round, like deep discounts on select popular products and an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items. Eligible Prime members also receive 5 percent back on Whole Foods Market purchases when using the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card.