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    Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    The full UK launch of Amazon Fresh will begin in Feb/March 2016, says report.
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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    "essentials like bottled water"

    This is what is wrong with the world...

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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    Quote Originally Posted by spamsac View Post
    "essentials like bottled water"

    This is what is wrong with the world...
    Bottled water is a stupidity tax.

    Will be interesting to see where Amazon end up rolling this out too.
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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    Quote Originally Posted by Jowsey View Post
    Will be interesting to see where Amazon end up rolling this out too.
    London.

    Many things like this never end up making it any further than the capital.
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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    London.

    Many things like this never end up making it any further than the capital.
    I think ATM, it's Birmingham and London. IE, the places that currently have Amazon's superfast delivery.

    But I'm inclined to agree with you.

    In a best case scenario it'll be major city centres, which I hope Newcastle would qualify for but you can never be sure with these things.
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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    I can walk around the corner and buy the same products within 10 minutes. Why would I want to wait an hour?

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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    Quote Originally Posted by big_hairy_rob View Post
    I can walk around the corner and buy the same products within 10 minutes. Why would I want to wait an hour?
    Because you're 6 hours into a 12 hour netflix binge (with or without chill) and you are too lazy to get up, dressed and walk out the door?

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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    Quote Originally Posted by big_hairy_rob View Post
    I can walk around the corner and buy the same products within 10 minutes. Why would I want to wait an hour?
    I was falling into the hype trap until I read this.

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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    Quote Originally Posted by Jowsey View Post
    Bottled water is a stupidity tax.

    Will be interesting to see where Amazon end up rolling this out too.
    Almost 2% of the uk population isn't on mains water.........
    Last edited by peterb; 30-09-2015 at 10:27 PM. Reason: Pointless comment removed

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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    lol yeah lancs had a bad do with tap water .. glad I drink bottled ..
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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    Good news, i've been waiting for them to confirm their "Fresh" service is coming to the UK. Looking forward to it coming to Manchester (we're supposedly getting prime now shortly when they sort out their new warehouse).

    Part of me does start to worry about Amazon though - probably 80% of my online shopping goes through them, and if they are competitive..i'd likely switch from Ocado to Amazon Fresh too, which would push that number even higher. All my music streaming is now through them too - the only thing they have not really got yet is TV/Movie streaming, but only as Netflix does a better job in the UK and has more 4k content (at the moment - this is changing) They are just too competitive - usually the cheapest (and if not, they typically price match), reliable next day delivery, the best support/customer service i've ever seen.

    Will be interesting to see how they develop - they are becoming the Tesco of the online world in every sense, just starting from non-food and moving into food rather than the other way around!

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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    Quote Originally Posted by abaxas View Post
    Almost 2% of the uk population isn't on mains water.........
    Sorry, what?
    2% of the UK population would be around 1,280,000 people.

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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    This is much less interesting than the original 'Prime Now' announcement. I have at least 4 small shops within 1 minute of my flat!

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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    I've no interest in Amazon's latest gimmick. Especially as I haven't used them in over three years.

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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    useful if you are housebound for any particular reason

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    Re: Amazon begins 1hr delivery of chilled and frozen foods in the UK

    As in useful if you're disabled?

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