SEATTLE, July 28 — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced the launch of Prime Now in Singapore, which offers free two-hour delivery on tens of thousands of items right from your phone. Customers can shop on the Prime Now app for everything on their list from eggs, cold beverages and ice cream to baby strollers, toys, and consumer electronics. Local favorites such as Tiger Balm, Milo, Scotch-Brite and MamyPoko diapers as well as products from iconic brands including L’Oreal, Pampers, and Samsung are also available for ultra-fast delivery right to your door with free two-hour delivery on orders of S$40 or more.
“We are excited to introduce the busy people in Singapore to this convenient, ultra-fast delivery solution to get more time back to do the things they love,” said Aarif Nakhooda, Director of Prime Now Asia-Pacific. “Prime Now is powered by Amazon’s more than 20 years of operational and technological excellence and hundreds of Singapore’s talented and skilled associates.”
“We are pleased that Amazon has chosen to launch a new operating model with Amazon Prime Now in Singapore, which will leverage data and technology to achieve greater resource efficiency and near real-time delivery of goods,” said Mr. Kiren Kumar, Assistant Managing Director, Singapore Economic Development Board. “With Prime Now, Amazon will also play a key role in training and equipping our local ecosystem and workforce with cross-disciplinary digital capabilities. This is an excellent example of a global technology company contributing to Singapore’s ambition to be a Smart Nation and a location for businesses to innovate and create new value for the world.”
Prime Now is an exclusive service for members of Amazon Prime, a membership program to launch in Singapore soon with additional benefits to come. For a limited time, Prime Now will be available in Singapore to try without a Prime membership. Customers who shop using their Visa credit card will receive S$20 off their first Prime Now order using promotional code VISA20 for a limited time. Customers without a Visa card can get S$10 off their first order using promotional code 10PRIMENOW.
Since launching in December 2014 in New York, Prime Now has expanded to more than 50 cities in nine countries including Berlin, London, Madrid, Rome and Tokyo. To enjoy ultra-fast delivery of tens of thousands of items including grocery, home, health and beauty, electronics, toys, outdoor gear, sporting goods and more, customers need to download the Prime Now app, available on iOS and Android devices. Prime Now is available from 10:00 to 22:00, seven days a week. Prime Now offers free two-hour delivery on orders of S$40 or more. For orders under S$40, two-hour delivery is S$5.99. Customers can also get their Prime Now order with one-hour delivery for S$9.99.
Learn more about Amazon Prime Now at www.amazon.com.sg.