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According to the story, "Dubbed Amazon Restaurants, the service is available in select postcodes via the Amazon Prime Now app and promises to let you order food from partner restaurants for delivery within the hour. It competes directly with the likes of Deliveroo and more recently Uber’s UberEats in the UK capital city.

"Amazon says there are no menu markups or hidden service fees, and delivery on all orders is free for Prime members with a minimum order of £15.00." Amazon Prime membership is a prerequisite, though.

Amazon currently also offers restaurant delivery service in Seattle, New York, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Diego, Austin, Atlanta, Miami, Baltimore and Portland, Oregon.


Out-Law.com has a story suggesting that while Amazon has announced its intention to roll out Dash button service in the European Union (EU), offering consumers the ability to replenish products with the touch of a conveniently placed buttons, there could be some legal hurdles to the roll out.

In Germany, for example, the law says that before a product can be sold and bought, details about "the product's characteristics, its price, or how and when it will be delivered" need to be provided in contract form - and the buttons only have the brand's name. Amazon's position will be that the information is provided in the master agreement, but at the very least it is likely that the issue will have to be litigated.
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