Amazon delivers great news to investors

The company is teaming up with the US Postal Service to deliver packages on Sunday.

By Motley Fool Investor Beat Nov 11, 2013 2:37PM
E-tail behemoth Amazon.com (AMZN) announced Monday morning that it will be teaming up with the U.S. Postal Service to begin delivering customers' packages on Sundays.

The program will start in New York and Los Angeles, expanding to broader swaths of the country in 2014. The new plan will apply to all Amazon customers, including Prime members.

It's clear Amazon obviously benefits from this competitive edge, but there's also advantages for the USPS. Package delivery is a money-maker for the Postal Service, and this move will set it apart as the sole carrier that delivers on Sundays.
Motley Fool analyst Taylor Muckerman thinks this is a great play by Amazon, as it makes the company's services even more convenient (and appealing) for customers. He sees this as a way for Amazon to widen its competitive moat. Despite being near all-time highs, Taylor likes the stock and believes in CEO Jeff Bezos.Amazon logo on a warehouse in Bad Hersfeld on May 14, 2013 (© Lisi Niesner/Newscom/Reuters)

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Nov 12, 2013 10:39AM
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I'm sure LOE and Active cant wait to tax the heck out of Amazon, to pay for someone's entitlements!

At least Amazon seems to have a website and business model that works!
Nov 11, 2013 9:35PM
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Amazon is the best company in the world!

GO AMAZON!
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