Amazon brings same-day delivery to more cities, including New York, Philadelphia, and Dallas

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Amazon is getting serious about same-day delivery: today the company rolled out its instant-gratification service across more US cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Dallas, and Indianapolis. That’s in addition to Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Seattle — locations where Amazon has already been offering same-day item drop-offs.

The speedy deliveries cost Prime members $5.99, an extra charge that covers all items in a single order. It’s a bit more expensive for non-subscribers, however. They pay $9.98 for the first item and $0.99 for each additional one, so the convenience of same-day delivery demands a higher premium if you’re not paying Amazon $99 for Prime. Orders must be placed by noon to…

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