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Amazon is Considering a Price Increase for Prime Membership Service

submitted on February 1, 2014 by HouTex in "Stores / Merchants"

What do you think of this possibility?
Many customers might have realized that signing up for Amazon’s Prime membership is a good deal itself. That is because the service offers free two-day shipment as well as access to the company’s streaming video. The online retailer has admitted that demand and usage for Prime has been steadily increasing.

But the company has just announced that it is considering setting a price hike for Amazon Prime. This may translate to an increase in membership cost by about $20 to $40. The service presently requires annual membership fee in the US of $79.

In a brief statement, Amazon said it has to take into consideration the increasing cost of transportation and fuel along with higher usage of the service among Prime members. It said such factors inevitably prompt for a price hike.
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    YanBz
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    Posted by YanBz on February 1, 2014 [reply] 0 0
    That's probably expected given there recent hike of the minimum amount for free shipping.
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    clover
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    Posted by clover on February 2, 2014 [reply] 0 0
    I can see it happening! I won't use it. People will just shop elsewhere where they can purchase and pick up free in-store.

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