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Amazon is getting brick-and-mortar stores

Amazon is getting brick-and-mortar stores

What will Amazon think of next? The largest online retailer in the world is making a major push to be your one-stop shop for anything you could ever possibly want to order.

Now, the company is diving into the food delivery game. That's right - soon you might just be able to order your favorite meals right from Amazon.

Imagine this: You're in the car driving home from work and you've got nothing to make for dinner tonight. It's happened to all of us, right?

Instead of pulling over at the nearest McDonald's to grab a quick bite, you pull out your smartphone, place an order and head to the nearest Amazon drive-thru and voila! Now you've got more than just a burger and fries, you've got a week's worth of groceries and you didn't even have to step foot in the store.

Sound like a good idea? That's what Amazon thinks - it's rumored that the online retail giant will be putting in and testing out a distribution center in Sunnyvale, California, right in the heart of Silicon Valley, that will serve as a grocery pickup location or grocery drive-thru.

It's not a relatively new idea however. Amazon is constantly experimenting with new ways to get its products to people - it's used drones, clever marketing schemes, and free shipping for Prime members.

This new development center would also complement AmazonFresh, its same-day grocery delivery service. The centers would offer more options and could potentially get the products to consumers faster than Amazon can deliver.

Customers would first use the app or site to place their order, then choose a 15-minute or 2-hour window to come pick up their items by car, foot, or bike.

What do you think? Would an Amazon "drive-thru" be a game changer for you? Would you use a service like this? Let us know by posting in the comments below.

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