Amazon Prime members have another perk: grocery pickup at Whole Foods Market.
The e-commerce giant on Wednesday announced the launch of curbside pickup at Whole Foods beginning in Sacramento and Virginia Beach, with the company saying additional cities would join the program throughout the rest of the year.
Prime members can shop for Whole Foods items through the Prime Now phone app and be able to pick up their groceries at a Whole Foods store within an hour of completing their order. For a fee of $4.99, customers can pick up groceries in 30-minutes.
Amazon’s new curbside option follows its launch earlier this year of free Whole Foods delivery through the Prime Now app. Amazon has also offered Prime members a 10 percent discount on items already on sale at Whole Foods.
With Wednesday’s announcement, Whole Foods joins a growing list of companies offering a curbside pickup option, including chains such as H-E-B and CVS Pharmacy.
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