Amazon partners with Morrisons

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is partnering with U.K. grocery chain Morrisons as the retailer continues to push into the growing online grocery market there.

The two will make hundreds of products from Morrisons available to Amazon Prime members in the fresh, frozen and perishable categories.

The service will begin later this year, according to the BBC.

"The combination of our fresh food expertise with Amazon's online and logistics capabilities is compelling," said Morrisons CEO David Potts, according to The Guardian. "This is a low risk and capital light wholesale supply arrangement that demonstrates the opportunity we have to become a broader business. We look forward to working with Amazon to develop and grow this partnership over the coming months."

Online grocery is more established in the U.K., and Amazon has been eager to make inroads. Amazon began selling packaged grocery items last year and in January said it would further expand services there.

For more:
-See this BBC article
-See this story in The Guardian

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