Amazon Prime members will no longer get free delivery on some grocery orders starting next month.
Amazon Fresh Orders Under $150 will not qualify for free delivery.
Customers will be charged between $3.95 and $9.95, depending on order size, the company said in an email to Prime Friday members.
The new policy begins February 28.
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Right now, the company is offering members free grocery delivery on orders over $35, except in New York, where it’s $50.
“We will continue to offer convenient two-hour delivery windows for all orders, and customers in some regions will be able to choose a longer six-hour delivery window for a reduced fee,” Amazon said in the email.
Prime has more than 200 million members worldwide who pay $139 annually, or $14.99 per month.
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Under the new policy, the company said delivery fees will be $3.95 for orders between $100 and $150, $6.95 for orders between $50 and $100, and $9.95 for orders under $50. Amazon Fresh shipments over $150 will remain free.
The move comes as the company looks to cut costs in the region current economic environment.
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Amazon joined several companies this month, cut its workforce.
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The e-commerce giant announced that it was cutting unprofitable areas from its business, temporarily halting hiring and firing 18,000 workers.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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