Amazon Drops $25 Minimum For Free Shipping

Amazon's warehouse in Fall River Massachusetts.                  Ben Fox Rubin  CNET

Amazon's warehouse in Fall River Massachusetts. Ben Fox Rubin CNET

The guaranteed time of delivery is between 5-8 days of the time it's shipped.

As previously reported by FOX Business, Amazon competitor Walmart announced Tuesday it will expand its free two-day shipping options in November.

While Amazon's offer notably doesn't include two-day shipping, the e-commerce giant appears to be relying on its much larger assortment of goods to draw in customers.

These will be available in "limited quantities" according to Amazon, meaning customers will need to act fast to take advantage of the offers. Target announced last month it would offer free two-day shipping on all orders from November 1 to December 22.

Walmart, arguably Amazon's biggest competitor in the U.S., has kept its $35 minimum threshold for free shipping for this holiday season (so far, at least). Not to be beaten on its home turf, Amazon is already looking to counter Walmart and Target with its own bolstered free shipping.

Two-Day Shipping on 100 Million Items: Free Two-Day Shipping is available to all Prime members in the US on more than 100 million items with no minimum purchase amount all year. Best Buy also removed its free shipping threshold for the holidays, but gives no time guarantees.

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Amazon has seemingly reacted to pressure from rivals before.

'Tis the season for online shopping, especially if Amazon is your go-to destination.

The online retailer has confirmed that its Black Friday 2018 sales period will run from November 16 all the way through to November 25.

Amazon needs to pump up sales after the company's revenue projection for the rest of the year fell below some wall street analysts' estimates.

This year the retail firm is introducing a new "AR View" feature that will allow customers to view products in more detail before they purchase them.

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