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Can Amazon Really Offer One-Hour Delivery?
Amazon just rolled out a new program in Manhattan, New York, where customers can have items delivered to their home in one hour or less. If the program is successful, it could be added to several other large cities in the U.S. However, many people are skeptical that the one-hour delivery service will be a flop. After all, does anyone really need anything that quickly?
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