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Amazon raises free shipping threshold to USD 49

Monday 22 February 2016 | 19:33 CET | News
Amazon has quietly raised its free-shipping threshold for non-Prime orders from USD 35 to USD 49, excluding orders that contain USD 25 of books, Re/code reports. The increase is likely to be used to offset some of Amazon's shipping costs, which rose to 12.5 percent of sales in Q4 2015 from 10.9 percent a year earlier. An Amazon spokesperson told the website, "From time to time we review our shipping options."

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