Amazon Prime members will now not get free delivery on some grocery orders beginning subsequent month.
Amazon Fresh orders below $150 will now not qualify for free delivery.
Customers shall be charged between $3.95 and $9.95, relying on the order dimension, the corporate mentioned in an e mail to Prime members Friday.
The new coverage begins February 28.
Right now, the company offers members free grocery deliveries on orders above $35, aside from New York, the place it’s $50.
“We will proceed to supply handy two-hour delivery home windows for all orders, and clients in some areas will be capable of choose an extended, six-hour delivery window for a diminished payment,” Amazon mentioned within the e mail.
Prime has more than 200 million members worldwide who pay $139 a yr, or $14.99 a month.
Under the brand new coverage, the corporate mentioned delivery costs shall be $3.95 for orders between $100-$150, $6.95 for orders of $50 to $100, and $9.95 for orders below $50. Amazon Fresh deliveries over $150 will stay free.
The transfer comes as the corporate appears to trim prices within the current economic environment.
Amazon joined quite a few corporations this month, chopping its workforce.
The ecommerce big introduced it has axed unprofitable areas of its enterprise, paused hiring and layed off 18,000 staff.