Google (GOOG) has made a name for itself by entering established markets and launching bigger, often better products that ultimately become dominant, and the company may now be targeting a space currently occupied by rival Amazon (AMZN). According to TechCrunch, Google is quietly working with a number of nationwide retail chains — the blog speculates that retail parters may include the likes of Walmart, Target and Walgreens — to create a next-day shipping service that will undercut Amazon Prime. The service will reportedly cost between $64 and $69 per year compared to $79 for Amazon Prime, and no launch timeframe was provided in the report.
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Google may be prepping next-day shipping service to tackle Amazon Prime