Amazon Business, the Amazon B2B procurement store, announced that Business Prime Duo, previously priced at $69 per year, will now be offered for free to Amazon Prime members who also make purchases for their businesses.
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Business Prime Duo is a membership program provided by Amazon Business, which aims to assist small-business owners by providing them with business buying tools and access to business-only pricing on select items, along with fast and free business delivery.
Small-business owners can now access Business Prime Duo as part of their existing Prime membership, without any additional cost, in addition to the savings, convenience, and entertainment benefits they already enjoy.
Todd Heimes, the director of Amazon Business Worldwide, stated, “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 has 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 matters most – helping their customers and growing their business.
“Free access to Business Prime Duo with a Prime membership is another way Amazon Business supports small businesses at every stage of their journey.”
By utilizing Amazon Business and Business Prime Duo, small-business owners can keep their personal and business expenses separate while enjoying fast and free delivery, along with numerous other Prime benefits.
Separating business and personal accounts helps in tracking business spending, streamlining accounting and tax processes. Additionally, Amazon Business customers gain access to business-only pricing and quantity discounts on eligible products.
Jamil Ghani, the vice president of Amazon Prime, expressed, “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.”
Amazon Business Prime Duo Features
Apart from the benefits already available to Amazon Prime members, small-business owners who sign up for Amazon Business and Business Prime Duo will receive the following advantages:
- Fast, free delivery on business purchases: Enjoy Free One and Two-Day Delivery on tens of millions of items and free Same-Day Delivery on eligible items in over 90 metro areas, ensuring that small businesses can get the items they require promptly.
- Convenient business delivery: Select their preferred “Amazon Day” to receive eligible orders on the same day each week, where applicable. This enables them to be present to receive their packages, whether they are at work or home. Reliable delivery allows customers to allocate more time to growing their small business, as they know exactly when their shipments will arrive. Furthermore, members can opt for Consolidated Shipping on large orders to receive items in the fewest packages and deliveries.
- Free survey and analytics tools: Gain access to survey tools provided by Delighted, enabling them to gain valuable insights to inspire customer loyalty and drive business growth.
- 5% back or 90-day terms: By using the Amazon Business Prime American Express card, members can take advantage of either 5% back on their purchases or the option to pay interest-free for 90 days on U.S. purchases made at Amazon Business. Specific terms and conditions apply.
Prime members can enroll in Business Prime Duo by creating a free Amazon Business account using a different email address from their Amazon.com account and verifying their status as a business.
They can then link their existing Prime membership to their new Amazon Business account and begin enjoying the perks and features of Business Prime Duo for free.
Existing Amazon Business customers can access Business Prime Duo for free by linking their personal Amazon.com account with an active Prime membership to their Amazon Business account.
Current Business Prime Duo members will receive a refund for the remaining duration of their pre-paid yearly membership, with the refund amount calculated based on the number of months elapsed since their last renewal.
Update: This same offer is also available to Canadian Prime members. Learn more here.
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