In order to provide the expanded selection, Amazon opened today the urban fulfillment center in Rome Tiburtina, providing new permanent jobs plus more jobs for delivery partners’ drivers.
Rome, September 24th, 2019 – Amazon announced today that the Amazon store on Prime Now is now available to Prime members in Rome. Through the Prime Now dedicated website (www.primenow.it) and the mobile app, members can enjoy the Prime Now store and choose from among 12,000 products sold by Amazon, spanning from fresh groceries to top sellers and everyday essentials, including the Best of Amazon selection.
Through the Amazon Store on Prime Now in Rome starting today, Prime members have the opportunity to discover and try the product favorites from small Italian manufacturers and startups, such as biscuits from Il Mondo di Laura, or the bottarga from Mr Moris. The Amazon store will also have relevant local selection, such as guanciale, pecorino cheese as well as dairy products from Centrale del Latte di Roma and Acqua di Nepi.
From pecorino or coffee, to fresh fruit, cookies or nappies, Prime members can now buy their essentials in one click and have them delivered, choosing their favorite two-hour window from 8am to midnight, 7 days per week. Thanks to the new urban fulfillment center in Portonaccio, in Rome Tiburtina area, Amazon significantly expands Prime Now service for Prime members launched a year ago in collaboration with Pam Panorama, increasing the selection available for members in Roman area, as well as Amazon operational capacity and flexibility. The new facility will provide fast delivery in 9 additional ZIP codes for Prime members living in areas like Tivoli Terme, Guidonia Montecelio, San Vittorino, L’Ottavia Area and La Giustiniana. The facility will provide 30 new permanent jobs plus more jobs for delivery partners’ drivers.
“We’re constantly innovating to improve the shopping experience on behalf of our customers, and are proud to expand Prime Now selection to Prime customers in Rome, who are already enjoying the benefit of the ultra-fast delivery,” said Mariangela Marseglia, Country Manager for Amazon.it and Amazon.es. “The opening of our second urban fulfillment center in Rome, that joins three delivery stations at Roma Magliana, Settecamini and Pomezia, and our new generation fulfillment center in Passo Corese, is further proof of our growing investments in Southern Italy. We are investing in our Country to continually improve the shopping experience for Prime members, offering them more convenience, a wider products selection and ultra-fast deliveries. We are very proud to bring members expanded selection on Prime Now on top of all the other benefits that they already enjoy as part of their Prime membership”.
“Starting today, Prime members in Rome have access to many more products, including everyday essentials through the new Amazon store. The Tiburtina’s urban fulfillment center represents a new important step in the development of Prime Now since it allows us to widen the range of products we offer while extending to more members the benefit of our fast delivery service,” explains Carlo Mocci, General Manager International, Amazon Fresh and Prime Now.
Prime Now is available in many Rome areas and in two ZIP codes of the neighboring area (Guidonia and Tivoli Terme), as well as in Milan and in Turin. When an order is made through Prime Now, members create a separate shopping cart and purchase products according to the reference store – Amazon or Pam Panorama. A minimum order size of €15 per store is required. Members can choose free delivery in two-hour windows with a minimum order of 50€. All Prime members can access the site www.primenow.it or download the Prime Now app, available on iOS and Android devices, to find eligible delivery postcodes and start shopping on Prime Now.
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