In partnership with Chase bank, the company announced on Tuesday, Feb. 20 that Amazon Prime members who are Amazon Prime Rewards Visa cardholders will receive 5 percent cash back when they shop at Whole Foods. As the following article reports, Amazon's Visa credit card from Chase, will receive a 5% cash back for Prime members and 3% from everyone else on Whole Food purchases.
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Amazon cardholders who earn rewards at Whole Foods stores can choose to convert them into a statement credit or redeem them online to make purchases on Amazon or other eligible sites.
The perk is Amazon's latest ploy to funnel more customers into Whole Foods, which the e-commerce giant acquired past year for $13.7bn.
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Amazon is making it even easier to save big on groceries. Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express cardholders can earn 6% cash back on USA supermarket purchases (up to $6,000 a year), which includes Whole Foods purchases.
Amazon is leaving no stone unturned to rake in more Prime members, and channel those towards Whole Foods and vice versa.
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Amazon's Prime service offers two-day shipping plus video streaming and other perks for $99 a year or $12.99 per month in the United States. Further, several employees at Whole Foods complained about the retailer crushing their morale with new procedures, according to Business Insider.