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• The Puget Sound Business Journal reports that Amazon “s opened its first package pickup facility in Seattle. Located in North Seattle at 14333 Aurora Ave. N., the 400-square-foot building provides a secure storefront for customers to pick up Amazon packages and return items for free … Prime members get free same-day and one-day shipping to the new pickup location, and there's no order minimum to receive free shipping … The pickup stations are Amazon's latest attempt to get packages safely and conveniently to customers.”

The story notes that at least some “Amazon staff would be on-hand to assist customers with the self-help shipping kiosks.”
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