Amazon Prime Day will showcase one-day delivery

Amazon.com Inc. Prime Day is not just a big day for retail sales at the e-commerce giant, it’s also serving as a major debut for Amazon’s one-day delivery promise for Prime members.

Amazon AMZN, +0.50%announced in April that it was cutting its free two-day shipping offer in half for Prime members at a cost of $800 million in the second quarter.

A quarter of the U.S. plans to purchase something during the Prime Day event, according to the latest data from YouGov, which surveyed 27,422 adults.

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