Back when Amazon purchased Whole Foods, we knew it was only a matter of time before they’d start offering shopping benefits to Prime members. A few weeks ago we reported that Whole Foods would begin offering Prime users exclusive discounts alongside an additional 10% off across hundreds of the store’s items.
Sadly, not every Whole Foods shopper was able to lock in the benefits, as only locations in Florida were privy to the deals and rewards. Today, Amazon will be changing that, expanding the Whole Foods Prime members to 12 additional states, encompassing 365 total stores.
While only Florida Whole Foods locations could originally take advantage of the benefits, now Amazon is bringing the very same perks to other locations, primarily those in the Rocky Mountain and Southwest regions of the United States. These include Arkansas, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Louisiana, New Mexico, northern Nevada, northern California, Oklahoma, and Texas.
While one of the main perks of being a Whole Foods shopper and a Prime member is certainly its 10% off discount, you’ll of course be able to take advantage of other benefits. Another draw is the weekly sales which are exclusive to Prime shoppers, which encompass a variety of popular products throughout the store. You’ll find this week’s deals below:
- Organic raspberries, $2.50 per 6 oz. container
- Responsibly Farmed tail-on white shrimp, 2 lb. bag (31-40 ct. per lb.) for $12.99, save $5
- Antibiotic-free rotisserie chicken, $6 each (one-day sale, May 30)
- Back to Nature crackers and cookies, 2 for $5
- 40 percent off all probiotic supplements (weekend sale, June 1 – June 3)
- Plus an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items throughout the store
As if being a Prime members wasn’t already a great enough deal, these new widespread perks make the subscription even more beneficial. And especially since Amazon raised the cost of being a member, locking in these discounts make it easier to justify. If you happen to live in one of the 12 new states and aren’t already a Prime member, of if you are and don’t shop at Whole Foods, it might be time to reconsider what you may be missing out on.
To get started redeeming your benefits, download the Whole Foods Market app (Android or iOS) and sign into your Amazon account. Then the next time you’re at the checkout, have the cashier scan the app’s Prime Code to lock in the savings.
Amazon Expands Prime Benefit at Whole Foods Market to 12 Additional States and all Whole Foods Market 365 Stores
Prime members receive an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items throughout Whole Foods Market stores, plus deep discounts on select popular products
Prime members shopping Whole Foods Market also receive these exclusive savings when they have groceries delivered via Prime Now
SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 30, 2018– (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Starting today, Prime member savings are expanding to an additional 121 Whole Foods Market stores across 12 states – including northern California, Colorado and Texas – plus all Whole Foods Market 365 stores nationwide. Prime members will receive an additional 10 percent off sale items, typically hundreds of products throughout the store, plus exclusive weekly deep discounts on select popular items. Visit amazon.com/primesavings for a map of areas where this benefit is available and to learn more.
This week, Prime members in these new locations can enjoy exclusive offers on many popular products, including:
•Organic raspberries, $2.50 per 6 oz. container
•Responsibly Farmed tail-on white shrimp, 2 lb. bag (31-40 ct. per lb.) for $12.99, save $5
•Antibiotic-free rotisserie chicken, $6 each (one-day sale, May 30)
•Back to Nature crackers and cookies, 2 for $5
•40 percent off all probiotic supplements (weekend sale, June 1 – June 3)
•Plus an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items throughout the store
“From delicious dinner options like shrimp or rotisserie chicken to fresh organic raspberries, we’re offering savings on products customers love and can enjoy with their families,” said A.C. Gallo, President and Chief Operating Officer at Whole Foods Market. “Exclusive deals like the sustainably-caught halibut were a huge hit in Florida, and we’re excited to partner with our suppliers to bring Prime members even more discounts on seasonal favorites and everyday staples.”
These savings are currently available at Whole Foods Market stores in Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Kansas City, Missouri, Louisiana, New Mexico, northern Nevada, northern California, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah and at Whole Foods Market 365 stores nationwide. Prime member deals will be prominently featured in store. Customers can also go to the Whole Foods Market app to learn about many of the best offers.
Customers also receive these exclusive Prime member savings when they have their groceries delivered from Whole Foods Market stores via Prime Now. Both Prime member savings and Prime Now grocery delivery are available in Austin, Dallas, Denver, Sacramento and San Francisco. Prime Now offers free two-hour delivery on orders over $35. Delivery from Whole Foods Market will continue expanding throughout 2018.
To start saving, customers can download the Whole Foods Market app, sign in with their Amazon account and then scan the app’s Prime Code at checkout. Or, customers can opt in to use their mobile phone number to save at checkout. To learn more about Prime at Whole Foods Market, link your mobile phone number or to try Prime free for 30 days, go to amazon.com/primesavings.
Earlier this year, the companies launched free two-hour delivery on Whole Foods Market groceries through Prime Now in 10 cities, with more to come in 2018. Eligible Prime members also receive 5% Back on Whole Foods Market purchases when using the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card.
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