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Amazon Launches Grocery Deliveries in San Francisco

Introducing AmazonFresh

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Amazon.com launched its grocery delivery business, AmazonFresh, in San Francisco Wednesday as the world's largest Internet retailer expands further into the giant consumer packaged goods sector.

AmazonFresh offers more than 500,000 items for same-day or early morning delivery, including fresh groceries and food from specialty shops in the city to toys, electronics and household goods.

Delivery is free on orders over $35. Orders can be placed by 10 am PST for delivery the same day and by 10 pm PST for delivery by the next morning, in time for breakfast, Amazon said.