Amazon to offer perks to Prime members who shop at Whole Foods

21 February, 2018, 06:31 | Author: Celia Hoffman
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Amazon is offering Prime members who use its Visa rewards card 5 percent cash back when they shop at Whole Foods, the company said Tuesday. Card members currently not part of the Prime program will now earn 3 percent back on Whole Foods purchases when using the Amazon Rewards Visa Card, in addition to the same discounts elsewhere that Prime members also receive.

Amazon announced the extension of the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card, which is available only to Prime members, with Chase Bank Monday, adding another integration between Amazon and Whole Foods. The perks were launched in the hope of encouraging spending on Amazon and fueling purchases of Amazon's $99 per year Prime membership, as well as encouraging Prime members to shop at the Whole Foods.

Amazon cardholders who earn rewards at Whole Foods stores can choose to convert them into a statement credit or redeem them online to make purchases on Amazon or other eligible sites.

Amazon is leaving no stone unturned to rake in more Prime members, and channel those towards Whole Foods and vice versa.

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The latest offer from Amazon Prime Rewards Visa provides one more way to lower your grocery bill, even when you're bringing home bags full of organic goodies.

The delivery plan is slated to be rolled out nationwide later this year.

Making the integration two ways, Amazon devices such as Echo and Fire TV started appearing on the shelves of Whole Food stores.


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