Amazon Raises Cost Of Free Shipping, Morphing Into The Netflix Of Retail

by Greg Sterling
Free shipping has been one of the keys to Amazon’s success over the years. Now in a possible bid to nudge more people to become Prime members, the company is raising the cost of free shipping on non-book orders to $49 from $25. On the company’s website it said: Add at least $25 of books (in which case all other eligible items in the order also ship free), or at least $49 of ...Read the full article