Amazon offers free shipping for all during 2018 holiday season

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This is the first time the e-commerce giant is making the offer as the holiday sales competition heats up.

Starting Monday, Amazon is offering free shipping for all customers during the 2018 holiday season.

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The e-commerce giant revealed the limited promotion this week, but didn’t mention when exactly the deal would end.

The promotion is good for Amazon's 5-8 day shipping speed. Prime members will still get free two-day shipping.

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"This holiday, customers can enjoy free shipping with no minimum purchase amount on orders that will arrive in time for Christmas, including items from Amazon's expertly curated Gift Guides across electronics, fashion, home and toys," Doug Herrington, Senior Vice President of North American Retail at Amazon, said in a company announcement. "With hundreds of millions of items available for free shipping to all Amazon customers and more than three million items available with Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery, customers can enjoy the largest selection of items that are fast and free."

Read the full announcement at press.aboutamazon.com.

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