Amazon offers free shipping on all orders for the holidays

Amazon will offer free shipping on holiday purchases

If you're lacking in the Prime membership department, this year you won't have to sigh wistfully whilst looking in the windows of Amazon's free shipping department.

Amazon says it will offer free holiday shipping to all of its customers on hundreds of millions of items, a potentially costly competitive move created to keep pace with similar moves by the company's retail rivals.

Of course, if you want more benefits, like free videos, music streaming, books, and guaranteed shipping speeds, you may want to try out a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime.

FBN's Cheryl Casone on Amazon reportedly nearing a decision on the location of its second headquarters and the company waiving its purchase minimum for free shipping on holiday orders. Shoppers who aren't Prime members will get slower shipping, which can take five to eight days. Amazon also boasts that this is the biggest selection of same-day shipping items in the U.S. It includes toys, electronics, home goods, and fashion items, among other listings. Before, the purchase threshold was $25. Walmart said it's adding millions more items to its free two-day shipping program, but kept its $35 minimum. But you can enjoy the freedom of placing smaller orders without having to worry about an extra shipping fee.

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Andre Russell will be missing out on the series due to injury, according to chairman of selectors Courtney Browne. The stats also favour the World T20 holders who have a 5-2 head-to-head record from eight exchanges from 2009-17.

Workers prepare customer orders for dispatch as they work around goods stored inside an Amazon.co.uk fulfillment centre in Peterborough, central England, on November 15, 2017.

Amazon is testing a new service that will let you pick which day your orders are delivered.

About $720 billion in sales are up for grabs for the Black Friday shopping weekend, according to the National Retail Federation.

For the current quarter ending in December, Amazon said it expects revenue in the range of $66.5 billion to $72.5 billion.

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