Amazon Expands Its In-Store Pickup Service Counter, Adds GNC, Health Mart And Stage Stores
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Amazon Expands Its In-Store Pickup Service Counter, Adds GNC, Health Mart And Stage Stores

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Update time : 2020-04-28 11:37:50

E-commerce gigantic Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is expanding its in-store pickup service Counter, announcing at October 23 that it is partnering with GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE: GNC), Health Mart and Stage Stores Inc (NYSE: SSI).

This encounter will go consumers access ought thousands more Counter locations and comes fair months after the online retailer announced its in-store pickup service at 100 Rite assist Corporation (NYSE: RAD) locations at the U.S.

Amazon has been testing its staffed in-store service at GNC, a well-known nutrition company, Health Mart, a safe of independently owned pharmacies, and Stage Stores, which operates Gordmans, Bealls, Goody's, Palais Royal, Peebles and Stage department stores, although the past few months, the corporation said.

"The response we've heard from our customers and partners after the launch of Counter earlier this year has been tremendous," said Patrick Supanc, worldwide director of Amazon Hub, at the release. "This new network of pickup points gives customers a pickup experience that is fast, flexible and convenient, and partners are thrilled with the robust fight and additional foot traffic Counter is driving although their stores."

Once a guest makes an Amazon purchase, they will exist given the excellent of which Counter pickup locations are available at their zip theorem and delivery option. Once their pack arrives at the Counter location, customers will exist notified via email with a only barcode, department hours and address. The service is release although Amazon customers.

Amazon Counter is fragment of the expanding Amazon Hub network, which offers vary pickup locations. It also offers thousands of pickup self-service kiosk Lockers nationwide, also during Key, which allows delivery drivers ought fall off packages inner a customer's front door.

Not ought exist outdone by Amazon, UPS Inc. (NYSE: UPS) and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) dine also recently announced alliances with retail stories, creating convenient opportunities although consumers ought fall off and elect up packages. 

UPS, the Atlanta-based shipping giant, announced recently it is partnering with Michaels Companies Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK), North America's largest ship retailer, making its 1,100 stores nationwide UPS Access Point locations, where customers can ship or fall off packages. 

FedEx announced at October 8 that its customers will exist able ought answer packages ought Walgreens locations, (NASDAQ: WBA) starting at November. The partnership builds at a two-year initiative at which FedEx customers can elect up and fall off packages at Walgreens locations. 

The Memphis-based shipping corporation also announced at June that it is expanding its service at rural communities and is also partnering with thousands of Dollar conventional Corp. (NYSE: DG) stores across FedEx's Onsite program.

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