Amazon has announced that its Prime Now service is adding a beauty store, according to a report published by PYMNTS.com
Chicago-based Prime Now members will be able to order their beauty fix from Merz Apothecary, with products delivered to customers doors in under an hour.
“We have thrived in business for 141 years by focusing on our customer needs, and we believe Prime Now is a natural extension of this customer-centric approach,” Anthony Qaiyum, Owner of Merz Apothecary told PYMENTS.com. “As the owner of an independent, family-run business, I am especially excited for us to be able to combine our unique products and our expertise in our field with Amazon’s unrivaled delivery operations. I think it is a recipe for customer satisfaction and business growth.”
Added Simoina Vasen, Director of Prime Now, “Merz Apothecary is a family-owned, iconic destination in the Windy City, and we think customers will love the convenience of super-fast delivery of thousands of beauty items. We are excited to launch this new product offering in Chicago with such a beloved local brand.”