Amazon raises minimum "free super saver shipping" order to $35

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Amazon raises minimum "free super saver shipping" order to $35

Oct 23 2013

Amazon has raised its minimum order for "Free Super Saver Shipping" from $25 to $35, saying to customers that "this is the first time in more than a decade that Amazon has altered the minimum order for free shipping in the U.S."

Analyst Paulo Santos describes the move as "a borderline desperate measure. A measure which would only be taken if Amazon.com internally was looking at some seriously ugly numbers." The company reports third-quarter results tomorrow, which had already been expected to be in the red.

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