Google is opening it's same-day delivery service to everyone in San Francisco and San Jose, Calif., the company's first big expansion for the service after only being available to a select number of people since March.
The same-day delivery service allows people to order things from local and chain retailers that have signed up for Google's Shopping Express account, and have the items delivered that same day. The prices for Express shopping are the same as they are in store or online, and Google lets users get things delivered free of charge for the first six months—after that, there will be a fee for deliveries. Google isn't alone, though: Amazon, eBay, and Walmart have all started to experiment with same-day delivery options. (All of them have sprouted up in the Bay Area as testing grounds.) Same-day delivery services were prominent back during the dot-com boom, and a few companies epically failed at keeping the service sustainable and profitable.
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[via San Jose Mercury News]