Amazon Expands Prime Benefit Program to Whole Foods in 12 States, All 365 Locations
- by Robert Schaulis
SEATTLE, WA and AUSTIN, TX - After announcing plans to provide large-scale discounts to Amazon Prime members at select store locations earlier this month, Whole Foods Market and its parent Amazon have outlined plans to immediately expand the benefit program to 12 states—including California, Colorado, and Texas. Additionally, the company announced plans to offer Prime discounts at all Whole Foods Market 365 stores.
“From delicious dinner options like shrimp or rotisserie chicken to fresh organic raspberries, we're offering savings on products customers love and can enjoy with their families,” said A.C. Gallo, President and Chief Operating Officer at Whole Foods Market, in a press release. “Exclusive deals like the sustainably-caught halibut were a huge hit in Florida, and we're excited to partner with our suppliers to bring Prime members even more discounts on seasonal favorites and everyday staples.”
This week, the company noted, Prime members in these new locations can enjoy exclusive offers on many popular products, including:
- Organic raspberries for $2.50 per 6 oz. container
- Two lb bags (31-40 ct. per lb) of responsibly farmed tail-on white shrimp for $12.99—a $5 savings
- Antibiotic-free rotisserie chicken, $6 each on the day of May 30
- Back to Nature crackers and cookies, 2 for $5
- 40 percent off all probiotic supplements (weekend sale, June 1st through June 3rd)
The company also said that Prime members will enjoy an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items throughout the store and exclusive weekly deep discounts on select popular items.
Prime discounts are currently available at Whole Foods Market stores in Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Kansas City, Missouri, Louisiana, New Mexico, northern Nevada, northern California, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah and at Whole Foods Market 365 stores nationwide. Additionally, the discount will be applicable through the retailers grocery delivery program Prime Now—currently available in Austin, Dallas, Denver, Sacramento, and San Francisco—with new locations planned throughout 2018.
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