Amazon and Whole Foods Market launch free two-hour delivery in Richmond

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Then, sign into the Whole Foods app using your Prime credentials, and when you go to checkout, the discount on those items will be applied.

"We've been delighted with the customer response to free two-hour delivery through Prime Now, and we're excited to bring the service to our customers in Baltimore, Boston, Philadelphia and Richmond", said Christina Minardi, Whole Foods Market Executive Vice President of Operations.

Since taking over Whole Foods, Amazon has also cut some prices at the notoriously expensive supermarket. Members can shop through Prime Now for fresh produce, meat and seafood, household items and more from Whole Foods Market. Plus, Whole Foods has launched even more discounts on some of the store's best-selling products.

With the expansion, Whole Foods stores in 23 states will have integrated Prime benefits at checkout. Customers also can see Prime offers via the Whole Foods app.

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Amazon first announced the deal earlier this month at stores in Florida, and expanded it to 12 more states in late May.

The discounts include $2-per-pound savings on organic yellow nectarines and peaches; buy one, get one free purchases of Annie's Natural Macaroni & Cheese; and $3-per-pound savings on made-in-house pork sausage, with no antibiotics. And for "ultrafast" delivery within one hour, customers can pay $7.99.

Prime member savings and Prime Now grocery delivery are available in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco.

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