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Launched in 2005, Amazon’s membership service, Amazon Prime, has evolved to include a variety of benefits. CEO and founder Jeff Bezos announced that there were more than 150 million Prime subscribers worldwide at the beginning of 2020.
The primary driver of Amazon Prime has always been free expedited shipping on over 100 million products, with many customers now eligible for one- and two-day shipping at no additional cost.
But over the years, Amazon Prime has added a slew of other features. This includes such services as Prime Video, unlimited cloud photo storage, exclusive access to deals and the annual Prime Day sales event, discounts on grocery items in Whole Foods