Amazon.com Inc. will sell and deliver real Christmas trees this holiday season.
Some of the trees will be eligible for free shipping, and some trees will also quality for free two-day shipping for Prime loyalty program members, according to an Amazon spokeswoman.
In addition, Amazon will allow shoppers to pre-order some of the trees to have delivered on a specific date, an Amazon spokeswoman says.
“The selection will become available for customers as the holiday season kicks off,” the spokeswoman says.
Amazon will sell trees ranging from 10 inches to 7 feet including, Fraser fir, Balsam fir, Black Hills spruce, Norfolk Island pines and the Charlie Brown Christmas tree from Costa Farms.
In other Amazon delivery news, the mass merchant announced that it is expanding its Whole Foods Market delivery program via Prime Now to more markets including Charlotte, North Carolina; Las Vegas; Memphis, Tennessee; Nashville, Tennessee; New Orleans; Oklahoma City; Phoenix; Raleigh, North Carolina; Seattle, Washington; and Tucson, Arizona. It also expanded the program to additional neighborhoods in New York City, Los Angeles and Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas.
Amazon, No. 1 in the Internet Retailer 2018 Top 500, now delivers Whole Foods products in 38 cities.