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GeekWire reports that "Amazon has quietly changed the name of its 'Amazon Mom' program to 'Amazon Family' in the U.S., following a longstanding campaign by dad bloggers to get rid of a name that was increasingly out of touch with parental roles in the 21st Century."

An Amazon spokesperson tells GeekWire that the new name "better reflects the program’s focus on parents and caretakers who are Prime members."


The Chicago Business Journal reports that Amazon is "majorly expanding its Prime Now service in Chicago to include one-hour deliveries from a high-end grocer and other food outlets. The Seattle-based online retailer said ... its Chicago area customers are now able to purchase groceries, prepared meals and baked goods from Plum Market, Sprinkles Cupcakes and My Fit Foods via the Amazon Prime app and get the items delivered to their doorstep within one hour for a per-order fee of $7.99 or within two hours for free."
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