Amazon Prime discounts for Whole Foods stores spread to 10 more states

Courtesy of Whole Foods  Getty Images

The savings for Amazon Prime members will expand to 10 more states, including Hawaii.

Since buying Whole Foods past year, Amazon has been working aggressively to get as many of its million of Prime members to shop in-store as possible.

The tech giant's announcement comes days before it plans to open its highly anticipated Charlotte store on Stonewall Street uptown. Prime members will sign into the app using their Amazon accounts, and then scan the "Prime Code" inside the app when they check out at Whole Foods.

Echo devices sold near the checkout registers have been acting as a constant reminder of the new parent company, but there have also been clear benefits, mostly in the form of discounts for Amazon Prime members. Amazon began offering the discounts to shoppers in select markets in May.

The discounts, which take effect on Wednesday, apply to various products - such as fruit, meats, water and other snacks - and also include an additional 10 percent off various sale items. Amazon says that should include "hundreds" of items within the store, but obviously your experience is going to be more local.

The 36,000-square-foot Whole Foods is uptown Charlotte's first full-sized grocery store. Details on the Prime discount at local Whole Foods MarketsIt's the latest move aimed at tighter integration between Amazon and its Whole Foods Market chain. The store at 400 E. Stonewall St. opens at 9 a.m. on June 13.

Related:

Comments

Latest news

G7 divides to G6 plus Trump over trade war threat
The leaders of the world's richest countries came together Friday to smooth over their differences - especially with U.S. Trump is attending the 44th G7 summit, which kicked off in Charlevoir, Canada, yesterday.

France, Germany slam Trump's G7 statement U-turn
Another image of the same gathering however suggests a more relaxed interaction, with Merkel smiling and Trump making eye contact. Macron also tweeted Saturday a photo of the other leaders and aides surrounding Trump, who was one of just two people sitting.

Final Fantasy 15's mod tools have arrived
The main function of Mod Organizer is building model data and uploading mods to Steam Workshop. More importantly, the organizer also simplifies the process of developing weapon mods.

Shonda Rhimes Centers First Netflix Series on Anna Delvey Con Story
In August, Rhimes signed on for a massive five-year, nine-figure deal with Netflix, leaving ABC after 15 years. TV producer Shonda Rhimes is bringing Anna Sorokin, aka Anna Delvey , to the small screen.

Bourdain's ex-wife says daughter 'strong and brave' following father's death
The Italian photographer who shot the photos reportedly pulled them off the market after Bourdain's death was announced. That same year, she gave birth to their daughter. 'I'm shocked by how happy my daughter is.

Other news