Amazon Says This Holiday Was Prime Time

The robots at have apparently been quite busy this week. Amazon says more than 10 million new members worldwide tried its Prime subscription service for the first time during the current holiday season. Amazon Prime users get unlimited free two-day shipping for $99 a year. The company, which is looking to offer same-day delivery on all items sold by third-party merchants on its site, said customers ordered more than 10 times as many items using this option in the holiday season, compared with a year earlier.