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Amazon rolls out free same-day delivery
Amazon rolls out free same-day delivery

In another blow to bricks-and-mortar retail stores, Amazon.com is launching free same-day delivery for Prime members in 14 metropolitan areas, including Los Angeles. Starting Thursday, shoppers who belong to Amazon's annual Prime membership program and make a purchase of $35 or more by noon will receive their items by 9 p.m. that day, seven days a week. The initial rollout includes more than 1 million items, such as books, cables and chargers, games, cooking tools and electronics. Chris Rupp, Amazon's vice president of Prime, called the move "a real life-changer," particularly for shoppers who find themselves strapped for time and in need of a product quickly...

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