Amazon to Begin Sunday Deliveries, With Post Office's Help

online.wsj.com Published: November 11, 2013
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Amazon.com Inc. will begin delivering packages on Sundays in the nation's two largest cities later this month with an unlikely partner—the U.S. Postal Service, according to The Wall Street Journal.



The paper reports the marriage of one of the country's most successful enterprises with one of its most troubled underscores Chief Executive Jeff Bezos's ambitions to weave Amazon more deeply into consumers' lives. The nation's largest Internet retailer has begun same-day grocery delivery in some cities, and is developing smartphones and a set-top box.

Sunday delivery is Amazon's latest effort to chip away at a key advantage for brick-and-mortar retailers: immediacy, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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