Amazon will shut down its Restaurant delivery service in the United States by the end of June. Alongside the closure that occurred in London in 2018, the Amazon Restaurants had launched in Seattle back in 2015, before enlarging to about 20 cities in the U.S. and to London.
Announced in a statement made available, Amazon’s Spokesperson revealed that the affected employees following this decision have been assigned to new roles at Amazon while others will be provided with support in finding a new role within or outside of the company.
The company equally confirmed that its shutting down its workplace Lunch Delivery Service – Daily Dish by June 14th
This news will however a good news for Uber. Uber Eats has been growing massively since it was officially opened in 2015. Currently, Uber Eats is testing, integrating it into the main riding app.
Although, Amazon is not completely withdrawing all food delivery service from the market. The company will still be selling non-perishable foods from its major online store and will still be delivering groceries from Whole Foods in some specific locations in the United States.
Accordingly, it will still be running its Amazon Fresh Service at an extra $14.99 per month on top of prime and also testing the delivery of groceries directly to the trunks of fresh customers’ cars.