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Amazon Prime Now hard put to deliver

Amazon Prime Now, which promises to deliver orders in under two hours, could not do that on its first day
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 05:50

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Amazon's facility at Mapletree Logistics Hub on Toh Guan Road East stocks a dizzying array of consumer goods (above). But on Thursday, the company was unable to fulfil its Prime Now promise of delivering within two hours of order confirmation.

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But on Thursday, the company was unable to fulfil its Prime Now promise of delivering within two hours of order confirmation.

I'M sure you heard of Amazon's arrival in Singapore this week. Not only did the e-commerce giant make its much-anticipated move on Thursday into the Republic as a launchpad to South-east Asia, but it also made Amazon history by offering its exclusive ultra-fast delivery service, Prime Now,

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