Amazon Quietly Lowers Free Shipping Minimum to Compete with Walmart
A year after raising minimum purchase for free shipping, Amazon lowers it.
The competition among online retailers for free shipping got more heated last week, as Amazon quietly lowered its minimum shipping order from $49 to $35 last week, reports The Verge. According to the Amazon website, for non-Prime members, all orders of $35 or more of eligible items across all product categories now qualify for free shipping. As before, orders of $25 or more of eligible books also qualify for free shipping. Free shipping includes receipt of a qualifying order in five to eight days. Prime members, however, get free shipping on eligible items with no minimum.
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