SEATTLE — June 27, 2023 — Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) Amazon Business, the Amazon B2B procurement store, today announced that Business Prime Duo, previously $39 per year, is now free for Amazon Prime members who purchase for businesses. Business Prime Duo is an Amazon Business membership that helps small-business owners by bringing together the business buying tools and access to business-only pricing on select items, alongside Prime fast business delivery, convenient delivery options, and survey tools. Now small-business owners can access Business Prime Duo as part of their Prime membership—at no additional cost—alongside the savings, convenience, and entertainment benefits they already know and love from Prime.
“We work with a variety of small-business customers, ranging from salon owners and mechanics, to health care providers and restaurant owners. Each of our small-business customers have very different business buying needs, and Amazon Business is committed to providing them with the resources and tools they need to streamline their buying and save money, so they can focus on what matter most – helping their customers and growing their business,” said Todd Heimes, director of Amazon Business Worldwide. “Free access to Business Prime Duo with a Prime membership is another way Amazon Business supports small businesses at every stage of their journey.”
“With the new addition of Business Prime Duo as a free offer for Prime members, there’s no better time to be a member,” said Jamil Ghani, vice president of Amazon Prime. “Getting everything Prime members want and need, quickly and reliably with everyday savings, has always been our focus. Small-business owners who are Prime members can now magnify those savings and conveniences even more when shopping for their business.”
With Amazon Business and Business Prime Duo, small business owners can keep their personal and business expenses separate, while still enjoying fast, convenient delivery and the many other benefits of Prime. Separating business and personal accounts can help track business spending, and streamline accounting and taxes. Additionally, Amazon Business customers have access to business-only pricing and quantity discounts on eligible products.
In addition to the benefits they already enjoy as Prime members, small-business owners who sign up for Amazon Business and Business Prime Duo will enjoy:
- Fast, convenient shipping on business purchases: Free One and Two-Day Delivery thousands of eligible items.
- Free Survey and Analytics Tools: Members can uncover insights to help inspire customer loyalty and drive business growth with survey tools provided by Delighted.
Prime members can sign up for Business Prime Duo by creating a free Amazon Business account using a new email address and verifying their status as a business. They can then link their existing Prime membership to their new Amazon Business account and start enjoying the perks and features of Business Prime Duo.
Current Amazon Business customers without Business Prime can access free Business Prime Duo so long as they link their personal Amazon.ca account with an active Prime membership to their Amazon Business account. Current Business Prime Duo members will be reimbursed for the remainder of their pre-paid yearly membership, with the refund calculated based on the months elapsed since their last renewal.
For more information about Business Prime Duo and its benefits, visit https://www.amazon.ca/businessprime.
About Amazon Business
Amazon Business helps millions of customers worldwide—from small businesses, schools, hospitals, non-profit organizations, and government agencies, to large enterprises with global operations—reshape their procurement with cost and time savings, greater productivity, and insightful purchasing analytics. Procurement and business leaders enjoy convenient shipping options on hundreds of millions of supplies across categories like office, IT, janitorial, food service, and professional medical supplies. Customers also have access to a variety of business-tailored features and benefits, Business Prime, business-only pricing and selection, single or multi user business accounts, approvals workflow, purchasing system integrations, payment solutions, VAT invoicing tools, dedicated customer support, and more. Amazon Business is currently available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, and India. For more information, visit business.amazon.ca.
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