Amazon Prime Comes to Canada

2:09 pm in Trends by Jason Baskey


Already available in the U.S. and six other countries, Amazon Prime hits Canada today! Amazon’s two-day, unlimited shipping service is going to be a game-changer in the Canadian retail space, for sure. For only $79 a year. Amazon says the two-day shipping guarantee will be offered in most of Canada. Customers in rural areas, particularly in the North or the Maritimes, can still get unlimited shipping but without the two-day guarantee.

Some areas will also get the option of upgrading to one-day shipping for an additional fee starting at $3.99 per item. Crazy.

So…who needs to fight the crowds in the mall anymore?

What does it take to fill all these orders? Well, here’s a glimpse inside an Amazon warehouse…