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EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 2694 - December 13, 2011 - ISSN 1539-5065    3 of 3

Amazon Goes after Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers

By Ina Steiner
December 13, 2011

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Amazon.com is going after last-minute holiday shoppers by extending the deadline for its Free Super Saver Shipping. Customers can place orders through December 19 with delivery by Christmas on millions of items. Free Super Saver Shipping is available on eligible orders $25 and over.

Items fulfilled by a third-party seller are not eligible unless they are fulfilled by Amazon through its Amazon FBA service.

Amazon also offers local Express Delivery for orders placed on December 24 in Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Indianapolis; Las Vegas; New York City; Philadelphia; Phoenix; Seattle; Washington, D.C.; and parts of New Jersey.

See Amazon.com/holiday-shipping for details and restrictions.

For delivery by Christmas, Amazon said the following ordering deadlines apply:

Dec. 19: FREE Super Saver Shipping

Dec. 19: Standard Shipping

Dec. 21: Two-Day Shipping (order as late as 8 p.m. PST; varies by item; free with Amazon Prime)

Dec. 22: One-Day Shipping (order as late as 4:30 p.m. PST; varies by item; $3.99/item with Amazon Prime)

Dec. 23: Last-Minute Christmas Delivery (for Amazon Prime members only; while available; select cities; varies by item; $9.99/item).

About the author:

Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to ina@ecommercebytes.com.

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