Google To Offer One-Day Delivery Service That Rivals Amazon Prime
The company is said to be in talks with major retailers and shipping couriers.
Google is planning to compete with online retail giant Amazon by creating a service that would enable consumers to receive orders bought from participating websites within a day for a low fee.
The new service would rival Amazon’s one-day shipping option for Prime members, which launched in the US in 2005. This offers subscribers free two-day shipping or $3.99 overnight shipping on millions of items sold on the site, plus additional member benefits, for a flat fee of $79 per year. According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is negotiating with major retailers and shipping couriers about the service: