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Amazon to launch Prime Now one, two-hour delivery service in Tampa Bay area

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Local Amazon customers could soon enjoy one- and two-hour delivery service, as the online retailer launches Prime Now in the Tampa Bay area. As first reported by Ashley Gurbal Kritzer of the Tampa Bay Business Journal, Amazon is leasing about 30,000 square feet of warehouse space center off Adamo Drive and is currently providing orientation for new part-time associates for the Prime Now service. Since Amazon has opened fulfillment centers in both Lakeland and Ruskin, Prime customers have the option…

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Last-minute holiday shopper? There’s an app for that

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Procrastinators, rejoice. This year there are more apps and services than ever before to help last-minute shoppers. Apps such as Curbside deliver orders directly to the trunk of your car, more retailers are offering incentives to buy online and pick up in-store, and Amazon Prime Now and other same-day delivery services have vastly expanded this year. “In some sense, same-day delivery is going to become the new gift card,” said Daphne Carmeli, CEO of Deliv which works with retailers to…

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