The fight for fast deliveries is on.
Google announced this week new details around Google Express, a same-day delivery service that will compete directly with Amazon Prime.
“Our idea was to make shopping your favorite local stores as easy and fast as shopping online, and to help you get what you need delivered the same day,” Google said in a release.
In addition to San Francisco and New York, the service is now available in three new cities: Chicago, Boston, and Washington, D.C. Across all cities, more than 7 million people can now access Google’s same-day delivery service, and in Northern California almost 12 million have access to next-day service.
Retailers and brands participating in the program include 1-800-Flowers, Barnes & Noble, Nine West, PetSmart, Vitamin Shoppe and Sports Authority, and regional merchants such as Paragon Sports in New York and Vicente Foods in Los Angeles.
Google Express members will enjoy:
- Free same-day or overnight delivery on …