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Amazon Prime Will Soon Bring Booze to Certain Cities in Under an Hour

Hannah Keyser
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Seattle is the first city with Prime Now where users will be able to order alcohol for extra-speedy delivery from 8 a.m. to midnight seven days a week. Members of the $99 service will be able to get their items delivered for no charge if they choose two hour delivery; one hour delivery costs $7.99.

The on-demand booze represents a new market for Amazon. There's already a "pantry" feature called Amazon Fresh that allows users to order grocery staples for delivery (at a membership cost of $299 a year), but now it looks like Amazon wants to compete with meal-delivery services like Postmates and Grubhub.

Find out more about the speculative future for Amazon in the video below.

[h/t Huffington Post]

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