Saturday, 3 December 2011

Google in talks with retailers, plans to take on Amazon

GoogleInternet search titan Google is in talks to create a service that would let consumers pay a low fee to receive goods from online orders within a day -- in a potential challenge to Amazon. 
"The web-search giant is in talks with major retailers and shippers about creating a service that would let consumers shop for goods online and receive their orders within a day for a low fee," the Wall Street Journal reported citing a person familiar with the matter. 

Google hopes to launch the service sometime next year, the report said. 
The internet firm is eyeing on the popularity of Amazon.Com's Prime service, which offers free two-day shipping for $79 a year in the US.


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