Amazon is partnering with Rite-Aid to allow in-store pick-up for collection o packages ordered online. The new initiative, named “Counter”, will be rolled out in over 100 Rite-Aid locations nationwide.
- Dig Deeper: Home delivery is inconvenient when people are at work and can’t sign for packages. Amazon shoppers have also complained of theft when packages are left outside their homes.
- Sound Smart: According to US census figures, just 10 percent of retail sales are made through e-commerce, so people are still spending more time and money in retail stores.