Amazon Launches Delivery of Perishables

Internet retailing giant Amazon as begun a limited test of delivering perishable grocery items, according to reports yesterday.

SEATTLE — Internet retailing giant Amazon here has begun a limited test of delivering perishable grocery items, according to reports yesterday. The retailer has begun delivering fresh product to a small group of Mercer Island, Wash., customers from a warehouse here using its own fleet of 12 refrigerated trucks, the Wall Street Journal reported. Amazon could not be reached for comment on the reports. The “Amazon Fresh” pilot program includes next-day delivery of both organic and non-organic fr

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