Amazon will also do home delivery of medicines.
E-commerce company Amazon (Amazon) will now make home delivery of medicines (footwear, electronic items as well as medicines). Currently, the company has started it in the US (US) under the name of Amazon Pharmacy. With this, Walmart is expected to get a tough fight.
- Last Updated:November 17, 2020, 9:55 PM IST
Customers will also get the facility to price price
Amazon has launched an online pharmacy service in the US, named Amazon Pharmacy, to facilitate the purchase of prescription medicine online. Amazon is planning to launch online pharmacy worldwide soon. On Amazon Pharmacy website or its app, customers will also get the facility to compare the price of medicine before purchasing the medicine. With this, the supplier will be able to buy medicine from the supplier who is selling cheap medicines.
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Amazon’s loyalty club members will also get a strong discount on the purchase of medicines. Amazon said that the company had been working for two years for home delivery of prescription-based medicine in the US. During this time, the company took a license for medicine delivery from all the states of America and formed a supply chain. American market research firm JD Power says that Amazon’s path in this field will not be easy, as it will have to compete with many companies including drugs retailers Walgreens, CVS Health, Walmart, Right Aid, Corger.
Amazon pharmacy will have to face challenges
According to JD Power, the order for online delivery of medicine in the US is also less. In such a situation, Amazon pharmacy will have to face huge challenges. However, JD Power also said that at present, the trend of buying medicine online in the US has increased due to Corona virus. At the same time, Amazon will give a strong discount to its prime members. With this, the company can compete with other companies in America and set its foot in the field of drugs delivery.