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Amazon to Offer Free Shipping With No Minimum Purchase This Holiday Season

05 November 2018, 07:10 | Hattie Nash

National Amazon will offer free shipping on holiday purchases The move will make hundreds of millions of items eligible for free shipping

Amazon will offer free shipping on holiday purchases

The guaranteed time of delivery is between 5-8 days of the time it's shipped.

More than 3 million items will eligible for same-day delivery during the holiday season, if you're a prime member.

It intensifies the war for online customers this holiday, and comes after Target announced free two-day shipping for all customers for the holiday.

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Amazon's response is to make its own shipping offer for the holidays.

A few weeks ago, Target announced that it's going to offer customers free 2-day shipping during the holiday season, including Black Friday and Cyber Monday, with absolutely no requirements. That leaves Walmart as one of the only remaining e-commerce giants requiring a purchase minimum for free two-day shipping.

Typically, Amazon has a $25 minimum order amount for non-Prime members to get free shipping.

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Amazon didn't say when customers using the free standard shipping tier would have to place orders to guarantee delivery by Christmas. Both Target and Best Buy are offering similar promotions.

Amazon has seemingly reacted to pressure from rivals before. Also mentioned was the previous free-delivery threshold on orders larger than $25. According to Amazon, Prime Wardrobe allows Prime subscribers to have their favourite fashion products delivered for no extra cost, try them on at home, and only pay for the items you decide to keep.

Those who subscribe to the service will "have an exclusive 30-minute early access period to all Lightning Deals", Amazon explained. Analysts estimated that Amazon took almost half of all online retail sales in 2017, and that it will account for even more this year.

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