Amazon expands in-store Counter pickup service to the US, starting with Rite Aid

Amazon is making it easier than ever to get your packages with the launch of its in-store Counter pickup service in the US in over 100 Rite Aid stores.

Counter functions similarly to Amazon’s existing Locker service: it allows customers to select the store where they want their packages shipped, but instead of being kept in a locker, the packages will be sent to their local store where customers can pick them up from a Rite Aid staffer. When the package arrives at the store, customers will be emailed a bar code, which they’ll scan in store to get their package.

You can only pick up packages from a Rite Aid, and Counter isn’t part of the in-store return program that Amazon is starting with Kohl’s in July.

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