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:

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