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Amazon gives all US customers free shipping with no minimum purchases during holiday season

The year-end shopping season kicks off on the Friday after the Thanksgiving holiday, which this year falls on November 23
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Amazon is the world's largest retailer.

Retail behemoth Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced on Monday it is giving all US customers free shipping with no minimum purchase amount on orders that will arrive in time for the Christmas holiday.

The offer applies to hundreds of millions of items - the largest free shipping selection in the country, a company statement said. The millions of Prime members can shop with free same-day delivery. 

“This holiday, customers can enjoy free shipping with no minimum purchase amount on orders that will arrive in time for Christmas, including items from Amazon’s expertly curated Gift Guides across electronics, fashion, home and toys,” said Doug Herrington, senior vice-president of North American Retail at Amazon.

READ: Amazon looking to hire 100,000 seasonal workers for Christmas shopping season, says report

The holiday season in the US normally kicks off on the Friday after the Thanksgiving holiday which this year falls on November 23 and runs all the way up to Christmas, December 25.

Amazon is the world's biggest retailer. The company is based in Seattle, Washington.

Reporting by Rene Pastor, contactable on [email protected]

 

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