- As rumored, the AmazonFresh (AMZN -0.7%) same-day/grocery delivery service is launching in San Francisco. The $299/year service, which launched in L.A. in June and has been in Amazon's hometown of Seattle for some time, promises same-day or early morning delivery for 500K+ items for $35+ orders.
- With high population density and per capita income levels, and a very tech-savvy customer base, S.F. is a logical expansion market for AmazonFresh, which has been dubbed a "Trojan horse" meant to underpin Amazon's same-day delivery efforts. An NYC launch might happen in 2014.
- Google and eBay have already launched same-day services in S.F. Unlike Amazon, both companies are relying on partnerships with retail chains.
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